Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

July 25, 2018

Hwy 169 in Aitkin closes for railroad crossing repairs beginning July 30

BAXTER, Minn. – Motorists who travel Highway 169 through Aitkin will encounter a detour and delays after the road is closed between First Street SE and First Street NE Monday, July 30 through Thursday, Aug. 2.
Motorists may follow the signed detour along Highway 47 and County Road 12, or seek their own alternate routes.

Hwy 169 project map

The closure is needed while crews repair a railroad crossing and replace curb and sidewalk.
For real-time travel information anywhere in Minnesota, visit www.511mn.org.

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