Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Moose Lake Area project Hwys 27, 73, 289

Moose Lake

Traffic impacts

Hwy 73 is pictured here through Moose Lake.
Hwy 73 through Moose Lake.

Current traffic impacts

  • Daytime lane closures and shoulder closures on Hwy 73.
  • A temporary traffic signal system will be in place from June 19 through mid-August at the intersection of County Hwy 61 and Hwy 73.
  • A detour will be in place Wednesday, May 31 through Friday, June 23 at the intersection of Hwy 27/73 Arrowhead Lane/Folz Boulevard. The detour will follow Elm Avenue to Industrial Road, cross Folz Boulevard and return to Hwy 73 via 3rd Street. Access to the bank drive will be maintained at all times from the south.
  • Local residents should use alternate routes. This detour will allow for the construction of the Hwy 27/73 intersection.

About this project

Summary of work

  • New roundabout at the junction of Hwy 73 and County Road 10 (FAQ about roundabouts)
  • Replace traffic signal systems at the junctions of Hwy 73 / Cty Rd 61 and Hwy 27 / Hwy 73
  • Construct a bike lane on Hwy 73 from Moose Horn River to Hwy 27
  • Resurfacing and accessibility improvements on Hwys 27, 73 and 289
  • New turn lanes on Hwy 73
  • Drainage improvements