Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 169—south of Garrison

Along west Mille Lacs Lake, Crow Wing and Mille Lacs counties


Current impacts

Hwy 169 south of Garrison project map
Roadwork on Hwy 169 south of Garrison in 2024. Select map to enlarge
  • Weekdays
    • Expect short segments of alternate one lane, one-way traffic with flaggers, Mon–noon Fri, during daylight hours
  • Weekends/holidays
    • All lanes open

About this project

MnDOT will resurface and improve seven miles of Hwy 169 from Crow Wing Co. Rd. 26 south of Garrison to half-mile north of Ojibwe Dr.; includes new storm sewer, guardrail upgrades and new left-turn lanes at Co. Rd. 25 (Timber Trail Rd.) and Swing-A-Way/S Port.

Summary of work

  • Resurface road and shoulders
  • Add left-turn lanes at:
    • Timber Trail Rd. (Co. Rd. 25)
    • Swing-A-Way/S Port
  • Replace three culverts - COMPLETED early May
  • Upgrade guardrail