Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Highway 27 resurfacing

Aitkin and Carlton counties

About this project

Summary of work

Hwy 27 from Hwy 65 - County Line Rd:  Mill, reclaim and new pavement.  Add centerline rumble strips.  Pave 4 ft shoulders and add shoulder rumble strips.  Culvert replacements and ditch cleaning. 

Hwy 27 from Hwy 73 to N. Kenwood Road:  Mill, reclaim and new pavement.  Add centerline rumble strips.  Pave 4 ft shoulders and add shoulder rumble strips.  Some culvert repair, adding riprap and ditch cleaning.

Hwy 73 from Hwy 27 to Cty Rd 12:  Pave 2 ft shoulders and shoulder rumble strips.

Traffic impacts

Traffic impacts will be staged starting in July 2021 through the end of construction.  

  • Hwy 27 from Hwy 65- County Line Rd:  Work will be done with flaggers under traffic. 
  • Hwy 27 from Hwy 73 to Cty Rd 12:  Detour through traffic, local traffic will remain open. 
  • Hwy 27 from Cty Rd 12 and N. Kenwood Road:  Work will be done with flaggers under traffic. 
  • Hwy 73 from Hwy 27 to Cty Rd 12:  Work will be done with flaggers under traffic.

Highway 27 construction map