Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Update June 19, 2019

Work complete: detour lifted June 18

Hwy 210 detour, closure begins in Aitkin June 5-18

City of Aitkin to reconstruct utilities below the roadway
BAXTER, Minn. –Motorists traveling on Highway 210, between Crow Wing County Road 32 and Highway 169 in the city of Aitkin, should plan for delays when a detour begins Wednesday, June 5.

The closure and detour is necessary to allow the city of Aitkin to work below Highway 210 near Seventh Avenue NW/Aitkin County Road 41 in Aitkin.

Here’s what to expect:

  • Highway 210 will close to through traffic between Crow Wing County Road 32, about six miles west of Aitkin and the signalized intersection of Highway 169/Minnesota Avenue in Aitkin, on Wednesday, June 5. Motorists to follow a signed detour along Crow Wing County Road 32, Aitkin County Road 15 and Minnesota Avenue N in Aitkin. Get map, PDF
  • Highway 210 will close to all traffic at Seventh Ave NW/Aitkin County Road 41 in Aitkin.

All lanes on Highway 210 to reopen by June 21, 2019. The schedule is based on good weather conditions.

The work is part of a larger city of Aitkin project to reconstruct city sewer and water beneath segments of Seventh Avenue NW, First Street NW and Sixth Avenue NW in Aitkin.  To learn more about this improvement project, visit the city of Aitkin’s website at www.ci.aitkin.mn.us, or contact city of Aitkin Project Engineer Clif Allen at CAllen@mooreengineeringinc.com or 701-551-1071.

Detour map - Hwy 210

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