Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Hwy 169/210—Aitkin to north of Hassman

Aitkin County

About this project

Work begins 2022

Project location map
Reconstruct Hwy 169/210 in Aitkin County. Click map for larger PDF version.

Reconstruct the road and widen shoulders on Hwy 169/210 in from the Ripple River bridge east of 2nd Ave NE in Aitkin to the Mississippi River bridge north of Hassman, Aitkin County. Project will take two-years to complete and requires detours in 2023.

Summary of work

  • Reconstruct 11 miles of road surface with a stronger, concrete overlay material
  • Widen the shoulders (eight feet paved and two feet gravel), lengthen turn lanes
    and improve road access
  • Repair or replace drainage infrastructure
  • Reconstruct bridge drainage ditch
  • Project map, PDF

Future impacts

Hwy 169/210

The two-year project will require shoulder and lane closures with possible flaggers in 2022; then segments of road closures with detours in 2023. Access to businesses and residents will be maintained. Traffic plans map, PDF

More information to become available when closer to construction.