Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 169, Hwy 27

Mille Lacs County

2016 projects complete

Mille Lacs County

Projects location map Hwy 169 north of Milaca Hwy 169 Vineland to Onamia Hwy 27 Isle to Onamia

2016 construction projects in Mille Lacs County.

Hwy 27 Onamia to Isle

All lanes open. Resurfacing, sidewalk work complete. About this project

Hwy 169 north of Milaca

All lanes open. Reconstruction of northbound complete. About this project

Hwy 169 Onamia to Vineland

All lanes open. Resurfacing complete. About this project

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COMPLETE: Hwy 27 Onamia to Isle

About this project

Resurface ten miles of Highway 27 from north junction Hwy 169 in Onamia/Cove to Hwy 47 in Isle, along the south shore of Mille Lacs Lake. Project includes drainage repairs, new left-turn lanes at the intersection of Hwy 27/Hwy 47 in Isle and accessibility improvements in Wahkon and Isle. Map

Status

Project complete

Traffic impacts

All lanes open

Construct

Aug. 29 - Nov. 10, 2016 

Benefits

Smoother ride, improve safety, accessibility and drainage

Cost

$1.9 million

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

All MnDOT projects - both new construction and rehabilitation projects - must include evaluation to ensure compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Components can include, but are not limited to adding curb cuts, truncated domes and accessible pedestrian signals. Read about MnDOT's transition plan to comply with the ADA.

Specifics for this project

  • Upgrade pedestrian ramps, curbs and sidewalks in Isle and Wahkon

MnDOT Contact

Joe Cameron
Construction project manager
218-828-5740

COMPLETE: Hwy 169 north of Milaca

Newly reconstructed northbound lanes of Hwy 169 north in Mille Lacs County. Photo by Joe Cameron, MnDOT

About this project

Reconstruct seven miles of northbound Highway 169 from north of Milaca at Mille Lacs CR 11 to south of the Rum River rest area, extend turn lanes and improve drainage. Map

Status

Project complete

Traffic impacts

All lanes open

Construct

April 22 - Oct. 19, 2016

Benefits

Smoother ride, extend road life, improve safety

Cost

$8.15 million

MnDOT contact

Joe Cameron
Construction project manager
218-828-5740

COMPLETE: Hwy 169 Onamia to Vineland

About this project

Resurface 15 miles of Highway 169 south of Onamia to Vineland, along the southwest shore of Mille Lacs Lake. Improve drainage and guardrail. Extend turn lanes along four-lane sections. Map

Status

Project complete

Traffic impacts

All lanes open

Construct

May 2-June 2016

Benefits

Smoother ride, extend road life, improve safety, accessibility and drainage

Cost

$3.3 million

MnDOT contact

Joe Cameron
Construction project manager
218-828-5740

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