Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Highway 27 resurfacing

Aitkin and Carlton counties

Traffic impacts

On August 6, the detour will be removed. Project work will continue with single lanes and flaggers in work zones. Motorist should expect delays.

Traffic impacts will be staged starting in July 2021 through the end of construction.  

  • Hwy 27 from Hwy 65- County Line Rd:  Work will be done with flaggers under traffic. 
  • Hwy 27 from Hwy 73 to Cty Rd 12:  Detour through traffic, local traffic will remain open. 
  • Hwy 27 from Cty Rd 12 and N. Kenwood Road:  Work will be done with flaggers under traffic. 
  • Hwy 73 from Hwy 27 to Cty Rd 12:  Work will be done with flaggers under traffic.

Highway 27 construction map

About this project

Summary of work

Hwy 27 from Hwy 65 - County Line Rd:  Mill, reclaim and new pavement.  Add centerline rumble strips.  Pave 4 ft shoulders and add shoulder rumble strips.  Culvert replacements and ditch cleaning. 

Hwy 27 from Hwy 73 to N. Kenwood Road:  Mill, reclaim and new pavement.  Add centerline rumble strips.  Pave 4 ft shoulders and add shoulder rumble strips.  Some culvert repair, adding riprap and ditch cleaning.

Hwy 73 from Hwy 27 to Cty Rd 12:  Pave 2 ft shoulders and shoulder rumble strips.