Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Updated July 25, 2018

Hwy 169 in Aitkin closes July 23–26; July 30–Aug. 2

ST. CLOUD, Minn. — Motorists who travel Hwy 169 through Aitkin will encounter a detour and delays after the road is closed between First Street SE and First Street NE Monday, July 23 through Thursday, July 26; and Monday, July 30 through Thursday, August 2.

Motorists may follow the signed detour (shown below) along Hwy 47 and County Road 12, or seek their own alternate routes.

The closure is needed while crews repair a railroad crossing and replace curb and sidewalk.

Detour map

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