Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 27—Little Falls

Morrison County

Reconstruct, improve

Crews complete work on east side

Work will wind down soon in east Little Falls, as crews pave the final layer of blacktop road surface on Highway 27 between Front St E and 9th St E the week of Monday, Aug. 19. Work will continue on the west side of Little Falls through September.

Week of Aug. 19

Project location map
Hwy 27 detour(s). Click map for full detour, PDF.

Here is what to expect:

  • Hwy 27 east of the Mississippi River: Road closed Front St E to 11th St E. Detour uses Front St SE, First Ave SE, First St SE, Fifth Ave SE and 11th St SE. All new lanes and sidewalks on Hwy 27 east of the Mississippi River are scheduled to open by Monday, Aug. 26.
  • Hwy 27 west of the Mississippi River: Road will remain an active work zone through September. Road closed Paul Larson Memorial Dr to Eighth St W. Detour uses Morrison CR 214 and Paul Larson Memorial Dr. Local detour map, PDF
  • Both bridges are open over the Mississippi River--Hwy 10 and Hwy 27.
  • Truck detour uses Morrison CR 214, CR 213 and Hwy 10 over the Mississippi River until mid-October. Truck detour map, PDF

Little Falls is Open

Access is open to all businesses and residents north and south of Hwy 27. Use open side streets, business back or side entrances and sidewalks for access. Pedestrians will encounter sidewalk closures with detours.

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