Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 169

St. Peter, Le Sueur

About this project

A map of the Hwy 169 St. Peter - Le Sueur project

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

Current traffic impacts

Additional Hwy 169 work

  • Highway 169 Corridor Map - St. Peter to Jordan construction
  • A Hwy 169 improvement project between Jordan and Blakely Township is also scheduled for spring through fall of 2018
  • More information on this project can be found on the metro projects page

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


  • Construction cost - $14.2 million