Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Highway 27 resurfacing

Aitkin and Carlton counties

Traffic impacts

Project work will begin on July 12. A detour on Cty Rd 12 to Hwy 73 will be installed. Only local traffic will be able to access the closed area. Other areas in the work zone will require one lane flagging operations.

Traffic impacts will be staged starting in July 2021 through the end of construction.  

  • Hwy 27 from Hwy 65- County Line Rd:  Work will be done with flaggers under traffic. 
  • Hwy 27 from Hwy 73 to Cty Rd 12:  Detour through traffic, local traffic will remain open. 
  • Hwy 27 from Cty Rd 12 and N. Kenwood Road:  Work will be done with flaggers under traffic. 
  • Hwy 73 from Hwy 27 to Cty Rd 12:  Work will be done with flaggers under traffic.

Highway 27 construction map

About this project

Summary of work

Hwy 27 from Hwy 65 - County Line Rd:  Mill, reclaim and new pavement.  Add centerline rumble strips.  Pave 4 ft shoulders and add shoulder rumble strips.  Culvert replacements and ditch cleaning. 

Hwy 27 from Hwy 73 to N. Kenwood Road:  Mill, reclaim and new pavement.  Add centerline rumble strips.  Pave 4 ft shoulders and add shoulder rumble strips.  Some culvert repair, adding riprap and ditch cleaning.

Hwy 73 from Hwy 27 to Cty Rd 12:  Pave 2 ft shoulders and shoulder rumble strips.