Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

July 8, 2016

Orange barrels on a highway

Lane closures on Hwy 169 between Elk River and Zimmerman through July 22

ST. CLOUD, Minn. – Motorists on both directions Highway 169 between Zimmerman and County Road 33 in Elk River may encounter delays, heavy equipment and workers while segments of the road are reduced to a single lane.

The lane closures, which began Thursday, July 7, will occur during non-rush hours from sunrise to sunset most days of the week while crews resurface the roadway.

Hwy 169 in Elk River July 16-17

Also, motorists traveling Highway 169 near ERX MotorPark should watch for slow or stopped traffic Saturday and Sunday, July 16–17, as heavy traffic and intermittent congestion are expected for the TORC Takedown off-road races. ERX MotorPark is located just north of the Highway 169/County Road 33 interchange.

All lane closures and work on Highway 169 between Elk River and Zimmerman will be complete by July 22.

When complete, the resurfacing project will result in a smoother ride and extended the life of the road.

For real-time travel information anywhere in Minnesota, visit www.511mn.org.

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