Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 27—Little Falls

Morrison County

Current impacts

Periodic lane/shoulder closures as crews prepare work areas in Little Falls.

Detour begins April 29

  • Hwy 27 will close between Lindbergh Dr W and Front St E until May 11. The closure will include the Mississippi River bridge and railroad crossing. The detour uses Morrison CR 214 in west Little Falls, Morrison CR 213 and Hwy 10 over the Mississippi River to east Little Falls. Get map, pdf
  • Multiple crews will be working along the entire Hwy 27 work zone between 15th St W and 9th St E. Expect periodic lane, shoulder, side street or entrance or sidewalk closures. For your safety and ours, please watch for signs and stay out of closed areas.
  • Hwy 27 Mississippi River bridge will be open to pedestrians to cross during this closure. Emergency services have been notified of the April 29-May 11 bridge closure, and have plans for east/west response coverage.
Project location map
Hwy 27 to close Lindbergh Dr. W to Front St E, includes the Mississippi River Bridge, April 29-May 11. Click map for larger PDF version.

Little Falls is Open

Access to businesses and residences will be maintained and open at all times, follow signs to entrances. However, expect changes and gravel surfaces.

Information is subject to change. Project tentative traffic plans, schedule

About this project

Summary of work

Improve Hwy 27 from 15th St W to 9th St E, and address the need for repairs and upgrades to the road and underground infrastructure. Project handout

  • Reconstruct from 6th St W to 2nd St E, includes new road surface, side street connections, curbs/gutters, sidewalks and approach ramps, bike lanes, railroad crossing, and city water and sewer underground utilities
  • Resurface road both the west (15th St W to 6th St W) and east (2nd St E to 9th St E) end segments of Hwy 27, other repairs as needed
  • Upgrade signals, includes pedestrian signal button components
    • Hwy 27 and Lindbergh Dr/2nd St NW
    • Hwy 27 and First St E
    • Hwy 27 and Fourth St E
Project location map
Roadwork on Hwy 27 in Little Falls in 2019. Click map for larger PDF version.