Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Highway 169

Plymouth and New Hope

About this project

Highway 169 and Rockford Rd./Co. Rd. 9 intersection in Plymouth and New Hope project location map

Hwy 169 Plymouth to New Hope project location map.

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Crews are replacing the bridge and reconstructing the interchange at Hwy 169 and Co. Rd. 9 (Rockford Rd./42nd Ave.) between New Hope and Plymouth. We will also be putting in accessible sidewalks for pedestrians and bicyclists.

Summary of work

  • Replace the old bridge with a new, wider bridge
  • Rebuilding the interchange from a full diamond into a folded diamond layout
  • Adding additional turn lanes and ramp lanes for drivers
  • Adding new signal systems
  • Replacing existing signals at Nathan Ln. and Gettysburg Ave.
  • Adding new pedestrian and bike trails on both sides of Rockford Rd. for better and safer connection for Plymouth and New Hope pedestrians and bicyclists

Traffic impacts

All traffic impacts are tentative and weather dependent. Access to businesses and residences will remain open throughout construction.


Information about upcoming traffic impacts will be posted as details become available. There will be weekend and overnight closures, and lane shifts on Hwy 169. The intersections at Nathan/Lancaster Ln. and Gettysburg Ave. will each close for about a month, but not at the same time. Motorists can also expect bridge and intersection closures.

Bridge closures

April through October
  • The Co. Rd. 9 bridge over Hwy 169 will be closed in both directions