Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 169 – Chisholm Corridor Study

St. Louis County

About this project

A rendering of the Hwy 169 corridor study near Chisholm.

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Study of Hwy 169 in Chisholm to evaluate the existing corridor, conduct traffic analysis and determine alternatives to enhance safety throughout the corridor.

The five intersections being studied include

  • Highway 169/Highway 73
  • Highway 169/Iron World Drive
  • Highway 169/West Drive
  • Highway 169/Access Road
  • Highway 169/4th Avenue

The goals of this study are to determine any intersection improvements that could be implemented to enhance the safety of road users, improve pedestrian and bicyclist access on both sides of the highway and facilitate efficient movement through the corridor.

Community survey

We want your feedback!

Please spend a few moments taking this survey and leave your input on the Hwy 169 corridor study near Chisholm.

Public meeting

MnDOT is hosting a public meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 30, at 5 p.m. to introduce the Hwy 169 corridor study through Chisholm. Please plan to join us in person or virtually. For those unable to attend, a recording of the presentation will be posted here after the meeting.

  • In person: Taconite Room in the Minnesota Discovery Center, 1005 Discovery Dr., Chisholm
  • Virtually: Join us by clicking this link or by calling 855-282-6330. The meeting access code is 2486 520 0006.