Prep work in progress
Periodic lane closures or alternate one lane traffic with flaggers, as crews prepare work areas along the corridor between Aitkin and Hassman. Includes:
Locate or move utilities
Survey or inspect work areas
Test samples of soil, water or road surface
Watch for crews or equipment along the work area. Always check
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About this project
Work, detour begins in 2023
Reconstruct Hwy 169/210 in Aitkin County.
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MnDOT will reconstruct the road and widen shoulders on Hwy 169 from the Ripple River in Aitkin to the Mississippi River north of Hassman, Aitkin County.
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Reconstruct 11 miles of road surface with a stronger, concrete overlay material
Widen the shoulders
(eight feet paved and two feet gravel), lengthen turn lanes
and improve road access Repair or replace drainage infrastructure
Reconstruct bridge drainage ditch
Project map, PDF
Future impacts, detour plans
The project will require shoulder and lane closures with possible flaggers each year, and road closures with detours in 2023 and 2024. Access will be open and maintained to those who live, work or visit those along the highway, however expect changes.
Detour routes, work segments.
Click map for larger image. 2023 roadwork
Hassman to the Mississippi River
Work on Hwy 169 between Hwy 210/410th St. Hassman and the Mississippi River bridge, south of Co. Rd. 21 (Great River Rd.)
2024 detour in Aitkin. Road closed from Ripple River bridge to Co. Rd. 12 in east Aitkin.
Click map for larger image. Aitkin to Hassman
Work on Hwy 169/210 between Aitkin Co. Rd. 12 and Hwy 210
Work on Hwy 169/210 between the Ripple River bridge and Aitkin Co. Rd. 12
More information to become available when closer to construction.