MANKATO, MN- Mankato is getting a new the intersection of Haefner Drive and Adams Street.

The intersection will be closed for construction beginning on August 6.

For motorists traveling in the area, the newly opened extension of Adams Street via Highway 12 will be available on the east side of the project.

Customers traveling to businesses on Haefner Drive will be routed to Madison Avenue, with a detour for businesses on Adams Street utilizing highway 22.

Weather permitting, the intersection is scheduled to reopen early September.