Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 169

St. Peter, Le Sueur

About this project

A map of the project's area.

Ten miles of northbound Highway 169 between St. Peter and Le Sueur will be resurfaced and drainage will be improved to reduce erosion.

Traffic impacts

Summary of work

  • Resurfacing Hwy 169 northbound lanes for a smoother road surface
  • Replacing Hwy 169 northbound bridge over Robart’s Creek, just north of St. Peter
  • Culvert sediment clean out and replacement or repair
  • Sedimentation basin construction to capture sediment before it enters culverts
  • Upgrading guardrails
  • Adding high tension cable median barrier in locations to protect against median crossover head-to-head accidents
  • Grading to improve drainage patterns and roadway side slopes
  • Installing interchange lighting at the Hwy 169/Hwy 93 interchange in Le Sueur
  • Adding Dynamic Message Signs (DMS) to provide traveler information


  • $22.1 million