Bridge flooded, County Road 13 closes

Brown County Road 13 (North Broadway) including the Beussman Bridge was closed between the KC Road and Nicollet County 21 due to flooding Monday. “ROAD CLOSED” barricades are set up to notify drivers of the road closure. Motorists can be fined up to $1,000 and/or 90 days in jail for driving around the signs. Travelers that need to be rescued from the closed road will incur other costs and penalties. The Minnesota River at New Ulm was measured at 804.28 feet at 10:45 a.m. Monday. Flood stage is 800 feet. The river was forecast to reached 808.1 feet on Sunday afternoon.