Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Aug. 30, 2016

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Northbound Highway 169 south of Onamia reduced to single lane Aug. 31–Sept. 1

BAXTER, Minn. – Motorists on northbound Highway 169 just south of Onamia may encounter delays as the road is reduced to a single lane Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 31 and Sept. 1. The closures will occur just north of the Highway 169/County Road 19/County Road 101 intersection

The lane closures are scheduled from sunrise to sunset both days while crews extend an existing left-turn lane.

Motorists traveling Highway 169 south of Onamia prior to annual Labor Day holiday peak rush hours should watch for congestion, plan additional time for travel and check www.511mn.org for the latest travel information.

When complete, the project will improve safety on Highway 169 south of Onamia.

For more information on this and other projects near Lake Mille Lacs, visit mndot.gov/d3/2016/h169/

For real-time travel information anywhere in Minnesota visit www.511mn.org or dial 5-1-1.

For more information on current and future MnDOT projects in Central Minnesota, visit www.mndot.gov/d3 or follow on Twitter @MnDOTCentral.

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