Northbound Hwy 169, north of Zimmerman, closed due to fire
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (9:30 p.m.) – The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol have opened all lanes of northbound Highway 169, just north of Zimmerman, following a crash and vehicle fire that occurred prior to today’s rush hour.
Zimmerman is located north of Elk River.
Congestion remains in the area of the crash, and is expected to clear shortly.
Motorists traveling over the Memorial Day holiday weekend are reminded to drive responsibly, drive defensively and navigate work zones with care.
For real-time travel information anywhere in Minnesota, visit www.511mn.org.
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (2:15 p.m.) – The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol have closed all lanes of northbound Highway 169, just north of Zimmerman, due to a vehicle fire. Zimmerman is located north of Elk River.
The road will remain closed until further notice. Traffic is being detoured along county roads.
Motorists intending to travel northbound Highway 169 should plan their travel in advance, and expect delays until all lanes of the roadway can be opened.
Current road status
For real-time travel information on Highway 169, check www.511mn.org.
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