Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 47—Isle to Aitkin

Mille Lacs and Aitkin counties

About this 2023 project

Project location map
2023 project complete: Hwy 47 Isle to Aitkin. Select image to enlarge

Substantially complete

Resurface 36 miles of Hwy 47 from north of Hwy 27 in Isle to Hwy 169 in Aitkin.

Through mid-November

Motorists will encounter periodic lane or shoulder closures as crews complete tasks—mainly off-road.

MnDOT hopes you enjoy the smoother road surface on Hwy 47.

Summary of 2023 work

  • Resurface the road, shoulders and turn lanes (mill and asphalt overlay)
  • Update pipes and repair ditches
  • Re-establish gravel shoulders
  • Install mumble strips and road markings