Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 169—Garrison

Crow Wing County 

About this project

MnDOT will improve five miles of Hwy 169 from south of Garrison at Crow Wing Co. Rd. 26 to north of Garrison at Pike Ave.; includes new storm sewer, sidewalk and improvements to the busy intersection of Hwy 18 and 169 in Garrison.

Thank you for your insight

MnDOT thanks those who joined us at the community meeting Wed, Nov. 30, 2022. Your feedback is greatly appreciated and will help us continue to develop this future project.

Project location map
Reconstruct Hwy 169 from north and south city limits. Click map for larger PNG version.

Summary of work

In Garrison

  • Reconstruct Hwy 169 from the north and south city limits
  • Improve access and traffic flow at the intersection of Hwy 169 and Hwy 18 with a proposed roundabout design
  • Install new city storm sewer
  • Update or add pedestrian sidewalk and approaches
  • Upgrade lighting

North and south of Garrison

  • Resurface (mill and overlay) from Co. Rd. 26 to south of Hwy 18 in Garrison and north of Hwy 18 to Pike Ave. one mile north of Hwy 18
  • Reconfigure turn lanes at Co. Rd. 26
  • Replace or repair culverts
  • Upgrade guardrail

Future impacts

Motorists: Lane closures, flaggers, detour
Pedestrians: Sidewalk closures, detours