Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 18 Malmo

Aitkin County

Replace bridge

Map of project
Replace the Hwy 18 bridge west of Malmo.


Replace the Highway 18 bridge over the Morman Creek with a new box culvert in fall 2019.


Through traffic

Hwy 18 will close and detour through traffic along the north shore of Mille Lacs Lake in fall 2019. Motorists to follow a signed detour along Hwy 169, Aitkin County Rd 28, Aitkin County Rd 12, and Hwy 47 Glen to Malmo. Tentative detour route map, PDF

Local traffic

Hwy 18 will close to all traffic at the bridge between 327th Pl and 325th Ave. Access to businesses and residences will be maintained east and west of the bridge. Plan ahead for alternative routes.

Information is tentative and more details to be posted when closer to construction.