Minn. - The Lookout Drive ramp closure will be extended
due to Monday's rains slowing the paving operation. Weather
permitting, the Lookout Drive ramps with U.S. Highway 169
will be closed tonight and until late afternoon on Wednesday
(May 26), according to Charlie Kremer, project supervisor
at the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
permitting, on Thursday (May 27) milling on Highway 169
will take place in the area of the U.S. Highway 14 interchange,
resulting in intermittent detours for eastbound Highway
14 traffic accessing northbound Highway 169 and northbound
Highway 169 traffic accessing westbound Highway 14. The
detours should only be in place about one to two hours.
Traffic will be directed with signing to Highway 14 and
Highway 169 intersections with Lind Street and Webster Avenue
will be impacted again by the milling on the northbound
lanes on Thursday.
closures are expected during the Memorial Day Weekend, but
traffic will remain restricted to one lane each way. Work
will resume on Tuesday, June 1.
should expect to reduce their speed to 40 mph, watch for
lane changes and restrictions, occasional ramp closures
and four-way stops at signalized intersections. Mn/DOT officials
are retaining extra enforcement to ensure the safety of
the travelers and workers on this project.