Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Sept. 7, 2017

Watch for crews, equipment and lane closures on Hwy 18 September 15–16

BAXTER, Minn. – Motorists will encounter delays, road crews and heavy equipment on Highway 18, between Highway 25 in Brainerd and Highway 169 in Garrison, while segments of the road are reduced to a single lane Friday, September 15 and Saturday, September 16.

The lane closures will occur from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. each day, and are needed while crews install centerline rumble strips along the roadway.

The schedule is weather dependent.

Centerline rumble strips improve safety by reducing crashes on two-lane rural roads. For more information on rumble strips, visit mndot.gov/trafficeng/safety/rumble/index.html.

For real-time travel information anywhere in Minnesota, check www.511mn.org.