Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Sept. 3, 2019

Hwy 47 closes south of Aitkin to repair culvert Tuesday, Sept. 10

Work to take one day to complete

BAXTER, Minn. – Those traveling on Highway 47 south Aitkin should plan for delays as the road closes between Aitkin County Road 12 and 396th Place to replace a broken culvert beneath the road on Tuesday, Sept. 10.

Traffic will be rerouted on Aitkin County Road 12. Dry weather is needed to complete this one day repair project. Get detour map PDF at mndot.gov/d3/projects/2019/Aitkinhwy47detour.pdf.

For your safety and ours please stay out of barricaded areas.

The MnDOT maintenance project will improve drainage along Highway 47.

Also, Highway 47 remains closed between Glen and Malmo to replace a bridge through September. Follow the signed detour along Aitkin County Road 12, County Road 28, Highway 169 and Highway 18 along Mille Lacs Lake to Malmo.

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

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