Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

May 10, 2017

Hwy 27 in Little Falls scheduled to close May 15-18

Short detour will direct traffic around railroad crossing

Baxter, Minn. – Motorists will encounter a detour and delays on Highway 27/Broadway Avenue in Little Falls while the road closes at the BNSF railroad crossing, just west of the Mississippi River, after 6 a.m. Monday, May 15.

The road is scheduled to open by 8 p.m. Thursday, May 18.

A detour will direct motorists along Paul Larson Memorial Drive, 9th Avenue Northwest and Lindbergh Drive.

The closure is needed while crews repair the railroad crossing.

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