Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 169

Mountain Iron

Traffic impacts

Hwy 169 project map
Hwy 169 project map. Click for larger PDF version.
  • Motorists will encounter single lane closures along Hwy 169 and Hwy 53.
  • Motorists may encounter temporary lane closures at County Road 7 and Hwy 169.

Update April 2018

Work involves removing temporary barrier along Hwy 169 at the temporary bypass just west of the CN Railroad bridge. The contractor will also be working on Hwy 53 beneath the Hwy 169 bridge removing existing guardrail and placing temporary concrete barriers, along with other staging activities.

Signal work will occur at County Road 7 and Hwy 169.

Summary of work

  • Repair two bridges
  • Resurface Hwy 169 through Mountain Iron
  • Improve traffic signal and accessibility