BAXTER, Minn. - Motorists will experience a traffic
switch with two-way traffic on northbound Highway 169 north of
the Rum River Rest Area to just south of Onamia beginning Monday,
July 6, as the Minnesota Department of Transportation resurfaces
the southbound lanes of Highway 169.
traffic switch, originally schedule for Monday, June 15, has been
delayed in an effort to accommodate motorists traveling on Highway
169 during the holiday.
Motorists are asked to slow down and use caution in the area where
crews are working and be alert for trucks hauling materials in
the work zone.
This $4.5 million project is one of nearly 100 Minnesota road
and bridge projects that will be funded with $502 million in federal
economic stimulus dollars.
All work to be completed by mid-August.
For updated statewide traffic, construction, weather and travel
information, visit www.511mn.org.