Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Aug. 12, 2016

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Work complete: Hwy 169 in Elk River reduced to single lane Aug. 15

ST. CLOUD, Minn. – Motorists on southbound Highway 169 in Elk River may encounter daytime delays while the road is reduced to a single lane at two intersections Monday, Aug. 15.

The closures will occur intermittently from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Highway 169/School Street, and at Hwy 169/Jackson Avenue/193rd Street.

Motorists approaching the work zones should slow down and use caution when making right-turns from Highway 169 onto the local roads.

The closures are needed while crews take soil samples that will be used when developing potential future improvements at the intersections.

For real-time travel information anywhere in Minnesota, visit www.511mn.org.

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