Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 169 in Blue Earth

Traffic impacts

A simple map showing the project limits and where the three roundabouts will be placed.
Three roundabouts will be installed making traffic flow smoother and safer.
  • Only minor traffic impacts as the majority of the work is complete

Find more information on driving roundabouts here :  roundabouts

 

About this project

Summary of work

  • Reconstruct and resurface highway from 14th Street to County Hwy 6
  • Install roundabouts at 7th Street, Leland Parkway (County Road 16) and Fairgrounds Road (County Hwy 44)
  • Install aesthetic lighting along the road and at roundabouts
  • Improve utility infrastructure for water, fire protection and remove failing sewer transfer

Cost

  • $8-10 million
  • $1-2 million is the local area's share for utilities, lighting and road tie-ins