Road Information

Interstate 90 in Minnesota Total Mileage in State: 275 miles
Eastern End: At Wisconsin state line
Western End: At South Dakota state line
Mileage covered in Photos: 275 miles
Counties covered in Photos: Rock, Nobles, Jackson, Martin, Faribault, Freeborn, Mower, Olmsted, Winona
Major Junctions in Photos: I-35, near Albert Lea
Control Cities in Photos: Worthington, Jackson, Albert Lea, Austin, Rochester, Dakota

Eastbound

   

Interstate 90 East at the Rest Area / Welcome Center as you enter Minnesota from South Dakota.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Minnesota welcome sign located just past the Welcome Center.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Use Exit 1 for the Pipestone National Monument.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 1: MN 23 / CR 17 - Jasper / Pipestone  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East shield sign located near mile marker 1.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Speed limit signs located near mile marker 1. The speed limit on most rural Interstate highways in Minnesota is 70 mph with a minimum speed limit of 40 mph.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Mileage sign as you approach mile marker 2. It's 2 miles to Beaver Creek, 10 miles to Luverne, and 155 miles to Albert Lea, which is where the junction of Interstate 35 is.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 2.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 3: CR 4 - Beaver Creek  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 5: CR 6 - Beaver Creek / Hills  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 7.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 10.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Use Exit 12 to get to Blue Mounds State Park.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 12: US 75 - Luverne / Rock Rapids  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 15.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 17.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 18: CR 3 - Magnolia / Kanaranzi  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 20.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at the Rest Area located at mile marker 24.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Use Exit 26 to get to Lismore and Ellsworth.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 26: MN 91 - Lake Wilson / Adrian  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 29.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 33: CR 13 - Wilmont / Rushmore  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 36.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 40.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Sign listing the distances to the upcoming Worthington exits.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Use the next exit (Exit 42) for Minnesota West Community & Techincal College.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 42: CR 25 / Interstate 90 BL  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Use Exit 43 to get to Fulda.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 43: US 59 - Slayton / Worthington  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 45: MN 60 - Windom  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at the Weigh Station located near mile marker 46.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 47: CR 3  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 49.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 50: MN 264 / CR 1 - Brewster / Round Lake  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 53.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Use Exit 57 to get to Okabena.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 57: CR 9 - Heron Lake  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 60.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 62.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Use Exit 64 for Kilen Woods State Park.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Also use Exit 64 for Spirit Lake.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 64: MN 86 - Lakefield  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East shield sign located near mile marker 64.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 67.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at the Rest Area located at mile marker 69.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 71.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Use Exit 73 for Minnesota West Community & Technical College.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 73: US 71 - Jackson  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 76.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 80: CR 29 - Alpha  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 82.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 85.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Use Exit 87 to get to Trimont and Estherville.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 87: MN 4 - St. James / Sherburn  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 89.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 93: MN 263 / CR 27 - Welcome / Ceylon  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 94. It's 5 miles to Fairmont, 25 miles to Blue Earth, and 60 miles to Albert Lea.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 97.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Sign listing the distances to the two upcoming Fairmont exits.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 99: CR 39 / Interstate 90 BL - Fairmont  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 100.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Use Exit 102 to get to Armstrong and Truman.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 102: MN 15 - Madelia / Fairmont  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 105.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 107: CR 53 - Grenada / East Chain  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 111.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 113: CR 1 - Huntely / Guckeen  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 116.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Take the next right (into the Rest Area) to see the Interstate 90 Golden Spike Marker.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at the Rest Area located near mile marker 118.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 119: US 169 - Mankato / Blue Earth  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 123.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 127.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 128: MN 254 / CR 17 - Easton / Frost  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 131.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 134: MN 253 / CR 21 - Minnesota Lake / Bricelyn  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 138: MN 22 - Wells / Kiester  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 142.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 146: MN 109 / CR 6 - Alden  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 149.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 152.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Sign listing the distances to the three upcoming Albert Lea exits.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Use Exit 154 to get to Manchester.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 154: MN 13 - Waseca / Albert Lea  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Use Exit 157 for access to the Airport.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Also use Exit 157 to get to Riverland College.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 157: CR 22 - Albert Lea  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East approaching Exits 159A-B - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 159A: Interstate 35 South - Des Moines  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 159B: Interstate 35 North - Minneapolis / St. Paul  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 160. It's 3 miles to Hayward, 16 miles to Austin, and 118 miles to La Crosse, WI.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at the Rest Area located at mile marker 162.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Use Exit 163 for Myre-Big Island State Park.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 163: CR 26 - Hayward  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 166: CR 46 - Oakland Rd  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 169.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 173.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Use any of the next 7 exits to get to Austin.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 175: MN 105 / CR 46 / Interstate 90 BL - Oakland Ave  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

As you pass through the Austin area, the speed limit drops to 65 mph. The 40 mph minimum speed limit remains intact.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Use Exit 177 for Riverland Community College.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 177: US 218 North - 14th St NW  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 178A: 4th St NW  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 178B: 6th St NE  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 179: 11th Dr NE  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Use Exit 180B to get to Lyle.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 180B: US 218 South - 21st St NE  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 181: 28th St NE  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Just past Exit 181, the speed limit increases back up to 70 mph as you leave the Austin area.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 182.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 183: MN 56 - Brownsdale / Rose Creek  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 185.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 187: CR 20  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 189: CR 13 - Elkton  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 191.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Use Exit 193 for Grand Meadow and Spring Valley.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 193: MN 16 / CR 7 - Dexter / Preston  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 194.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 198.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 200.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at the Rest Area located near mile marker 203.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 205: CR 6  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 206.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Use Exit 209B to get to Rochester International Airport.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 209A: US 63 South / MN 30 East - Stewartville  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 209B: US 63 North / MN 30 West - Rochester  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 211.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 213.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 216.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 218: US 52 - Chatfield  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 219.  (Photo taken 10/5/11).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 220. It's 5 miles to Eyota, 33 miles to the Winona Exit, and 61 miles to La Crosse.  (Photo taken 9/9/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 222.  (Photo taken 9/9/11).

Use Exit 224 to get to Elgin and Plainview.  (Photo taken 9/9/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 224: MN 42 / CR 7 - Eyota  (Photo taken 9/9/11).

Interstate 90 East shield located near mile marker 224.  (Photo taken 9/9/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 226.  (Photo taken 9/9/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 228.  (Photo taken 9/9/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 229: CR 10 - Dover  (Photo taken 9/9/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 231.  (Photo taken 9/9/11).

Use Exit 233 for Whitewater State Park.  (Photo taken 9/9/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 233: MN 74 - St Charles  (Photo taken 9/9/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 234.  (Photo taken 9/9/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 236.  (Photo taken 9/9/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 238.  (Photo taken 9/9/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 240.  (Photo taken 9/9/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 242: CR 29 - Lewiston  (Photo taken 9/9/11).

Interstate 90 East at the Rest Area located near mile marker 244.5.  (Photo taken 9/9/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 246.  (Photo taken 9/9/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 247.  (Photo taken 9/9/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 249: MN 43 South - Rushford  (Photo taken 9/9/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 250.  (Photo taken 9/9/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 252: MN 43 North - Winona  (Photo taken 9/9/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 255.  (Photo taken 9/9/11).

Use Exit 258 to get to Witoka and Ridgeway.  (Photo taken 9/9/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 258: MN 76 - Houston  (Photo taken 9/9/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 260.  (Photo taken 9/9/11).

Interstate 90 East at the Weigh Station located near mile marker 261.  (Photo taken 9/9/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 263.  (Photo taken 9/9/11).

Use Exit 267 for Great River Bluffs State Park.  (Photo taken 9/9/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 267: CR 12 - Nodine  (Photo taken 9/9/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 268.  (Photo taken 9/9/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 269.  (Photo taken 9/9/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 270.  (Photo taken 9/9/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 271: Dakota  (Photo taken 9/9/11).

Use either of the next 2 exits to get to Dresbach.  (Photo taken 9/9/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 273A: Dresbach  (Photo taken 9/9/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 273B: Dresbach. Sorry about this one, it got away from me.  (Photo taken 9/9/11).

Sign listing the distances to the upcoming La Crosse exits. The second two exits are after you cross the Mississippi River into Wisconsin.  (Photo taken 9/9/11).

Interstate 90 East: Road view from mile marker 275.  (Photo taken 9/9/11).

Just past mile marker 275, the speed limit drops to 65 mph as you near the river. The 40 mph minimum speed limit remains intact.  (Photo taken 9/9/11).

Use Exit 276 for downtown La Crosse.  (Photo taken 9/9/11).

Interstate 90 East at Exit 276: US 14 / US 61 - La Crescent  (Photo taken 9/9/11).

Interstate 90 East as it prepares to cross the Mississippi River and into Wisconsin.  (Photo taken 9/9/11).