Hwy 169 will be reduced to one
lane in each direction between 5th St. – Lincoln Drive exit and
I-394 starting at 5 a.m. Monday, April 10. The lane reduction is needed as
crews resurface the road on Hwy 169, replace guardrail, lengthen the
acceleration/deceleration lanes at Cedar Lake Road, and other miscellaneous
The lane reductions will
remain in place through October.
See the interactive
map on the project website for a current map of road/ramp closures and to navigate to a specific area
of the project to learn more about it. The website also has a PDF
version of the same map available.
The Nine Mile Creek Bridge on
Hwy 169 remains closed between Bren Road and 5th Street – Lincoln Drive exit as
crews rebuild the bridge.
Motorists are advised to
follow the detours to bypass the bridge closure and lane reduction on Hwy 169:
- Northbound detour: EB Hwy 62, NB Hwy 100, WB I-394 to Hwy 169
- Southbound detour: WB I-394, SB I-494 to Hwy 169
The work is expected to last through Oct. 2017, weather permitting.
For more information, visit the project webpage at www.dot.state.mn.us/metro/projects/hwy169hopkins/, contact Dave Aeikens, Communications and Engagement, David.Aeikens@state.mn.us or (651) 234-7511, or the Project Construction Hotline at 844-887-8330.
For real-time travel information anywhere in Minnesota, visit www.511mn.org or dial 5-1-1.