The City of New Ulm announced that the 5th North Street roadway and utility reconstruction project from Garden Street to North Highland Avenue is scheduled to begin on May 28th. The intersection of 5th North Street and Garden Street will close at the start of the project. The intersection of 5th North Street and North Highland Avenue will remain open at this time. Motorists are urged to plan on using alternate routes during this time. All access to New Ulm Medical Center will be from 8th North. It is expected that the project will last approximately 4 to 5 months.