Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Dec. 4, 2017

Continued restrictions on the Hwy 169 Cross-Range Expressway through Taconite

Duluth, Minn. – Motorists travelling on the Highway 169 Cross-Range Expressway through Taconite will encounter one lane of traffic in each direction with posted speed restrictions and a no passing zone.

Construction in the area has ended for the 2017 season and will resume spring 2018. Restrictions will remain in place through the duration of the project.

MnDOT advises drivers to use caution and travel no faster than 45 mph. Width limits of 12’0” are also in place.

For more information visit: www.mndot.gov/d1/projects/hwy169-cross-range.

For updated road condition information, call 511 or visit www.511mn.org.