Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 27 and Hwy 169—north of Onamia

Lake Shore Township, Mille Lacs County

Public meeting in Cove

You're invited to stop in and learn more about this future roundabout project.

Tue, April 2, 2024

  • 5–6:30 p.m.
    South Harbor Township Hall
    38677 Hyser Ave.
    Cove, MN 56359
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Visit with project staff, view design layouts and ask questions. To better fit individual schedules, the event is drop-in style—guests may arrive and leave at their convenience.

MnDOT encourages participation by all. If you need an ASL, a foreign language interpreter, or other reasonable accommodation for this event, please email ADArequest.dot@state.mn.us or call 651-366-4720.

Improve access

MnDOT will improve access and safety at the north junction of Hwy 27 and Hwy 169 with a new roundabout. The project is currently in the design phase and is scheduled for construction in 2026.

Map of project at Hwy 27 and 169 north of Onamia
Hwy 27 and 169 north of Onamia. Select map to enlarge

Summary of work

  • Install a roundabout at the Hwy 27 and Hwy 169 intersection
  • Reconstruct adjacent entrances:
    • Realign Co. Rd. 35 (Twilight Rd.) to/from westbound Hwy 27
    • Install center concrete median with 3/4 accesses to/from Hwy 169
  • Install pedestrian crosswalks and approaches

Future impacts

  • Lane or shoulder closures
  • Changes to access, follow signs

Learn more about roundabouts in Minnesota