Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 47–Isle to Ogilvie

Mille Lacs and Kanabec counties

All lanes open

Good news! All lanes, bridges open, detour lifts on Hwy 47! MnDOT thanks you for your patience during this 2020 construction project. We hope you enjoy the new roadway and bridges!

Hwy 47 photo of completed roadway
Hwy 47 at Ann Lake. Select for larger image.

2020 project complete

Reconstruct 22 miles of Hwy 47 road surface and improve drainage between Hwy 27 in Isle and Hwy 23 in Ogilvie, and reconstructed two bridges near Kanabec Co. Rd. 26/Ann Lake. All lanes opened Oct. 14, 2020.

Project map
Hwy 47 Ogilvie to Isle work zone. Click map for PDF

Summary of work

  • Reconstruct the road surface (full-depth reclaim)
  • Improve drainage:
    • Replace or line 40 culverts/pipes below the road
    • Replace bridge over Little Ann River
    • Replace bridge over the west side of Ann Lake
  • Improve access at these Hwy 47 intersections:
    Construct right turn lanes
    • W George Street/CR 10
    • 180th Avenue/CR 55
    • 190th Avenue
    • Carda Court
    • 220th Avenue
    • 320th Street/CR 126
    • Campground entrance south of Isle
    Construct bypass lanes
    • Ann Lake Road
    • Old Highway 66/Campground entrance
    Construct turn lanes
    • Highway 27/395th Street/CR 131, includes overhead lighting
    • CR 6/210th Avenue
  • Upgrade roadside guardrail
  • Install mumble and rumble strips
Hwy 47 photo of completed roadway
Hwy 47 Isle to Ogilvie. Select for larger image.