Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 169 Redefine—Elk River

Future freeway

Get the scoop on 2024 construction

Bulldozer with Get the Scoop textOpen house

The final year of the 169 Redefine project is here! The 2024 season begins soon and crews will construct the final interchange at Hwy 169 and Main St.

You're invited to come and visit with the 169 Redefine project team and learn about this year's timeline and travel impacts through Elk River.

Mon, March 11

  • Stop by 4-6 p.m.
    Elk River City Hall
    13065 Orono Parkway
    Elk River, MN 55330

The event is drop-in style to better fit individual schedules. Guests may arrive at any time to learn, ask questions and then leave at their convenience. Event hosted by the City of Elk River.

Unable to attend? That's ok, sign up for 169 Redefine project email updates and we'll keep you informed.


  • Public open house for 2023 construction at Elk River City Hall on March 21, 2023
  • Public open house for 2022 construction at Elk River City Hall on Oct. 11, 2021
  • MnDOT held noise wall meeting online Sept. 1, 2020
  • City of Elk River public hearing for municipal consent on the final preliminary layout at the city council meeting on Aug. 17, 2020
  • Elk River Chamber hosted an online businesses. MnDOT and the City of Elk River gave a project update on May 13, 2020
  • Public open house held at Elk River City Hall on Oct. 29, 2019