Highway 169

Highway 169 will be reduced to a single  lane at School Street in Elk River beginning at 8 p.m. Friday, July 27, and reopening by 10 a.m. Sunday, July 29. That will allow for concrete to be repaired in the area, according to Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT)spokesperson J.P. Gillach. “Part of that time it’s […]

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A designated right-turn lane will be added at the intersection of Highway 169 and Jackson Avenue in Elk River. The 225-foot lane will be for motorists eastbound on Jackson Avenue approaching Highway 169 to go south. The Elk River City Council has agreed to pay up to $35,000 to add the lane as part of […]

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Work will begin Monday, July 9, on Highway 169 between Highway 10 in Elk River and County Road 4 in Zimmerman. The work will include resurfacing, drainage improvements and other upgrades, according to Minnesota Department of Transportation spokesperson J.P. Gillach. Initially, sections of northbound Highway 169 between Highway 10 and County Road 33 will be […]

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Elk River Police Chief Brad Rolfe reported Monday, June 13, that traffic patterns in the Highway 169 bridge construction area continue to be better than expected. The only significant delays are during the evening homeward or cabin commutes, he said. Mornings continue to move smoothly. Police officers directed traffic for a time on Friday evening, […]

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Crews will begin paving operations and upgrading the railings on the Highway 169 southbound bridge over Highway 10 in Elk River on Monday, June 6, weather permitting. On Tuesday, June 7, the bridge will close. Southbound traffic will shift to the northbound lanes on the overpass, carrying single-lane traffic in each direction, according to Judy […]

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by Joni Astrup Associate editor Motorists will encounter single-lane traffic and access closures with detours as a Highway 169 bridge project hits full stride next week. The southbound Highway 169 bridge over Highway 10 in Elk River will be closed for a few weeks beginning early next week. The tentative closure date is Monday, June […]

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Work is expected to begin Wednesday, June 1, on a project affecting the southbound Highway 169 bridge over Highway 10 in Elk River. The first step is constructing temporary lane crossovers on the north and south side of the bridge. That’s scheduled to take place from June 1-6, weather permitting. The second stage of the […]

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by Joni Astrup Associate editor The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) plans to close the southbound Highway 169 bridge over Highway 10 in Elk River for up to a month this summer to complete some repairs. MnDOT plans to replace the bridge railings and pour a new concrete overlay on the bridge deck, according to […]

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