Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 27—Osakis area

I-94 in Douglas County to Hwy 71 in Todd County

About this project

Smoother road surface, bridges open

All major construction activities are completed for this Hwy 27 project. The detour lifted Tues, Nov. 15. Crews will remove detour signs, traffic control devices and work off-road to complete any final tasks through late November.

MnDOT thanks you for your continued patience during this six month project.

Hwy 27 project improvements map I-94 to Hwy 71 through Osakis
Improve Hwy 27 from I-94 to Hwy 71 in 2022. Select image for larger PNG image

Summary of work

  • Reconstruct the road surface (full-depth reclaim) and widen shoulders from Douglas Co. Rd. 82/Todd Co. Rd. 51 to Hwy 71
  • Reconstruct three bridges over waterways near Osakis, includes the bridge over the Sauk River east of Todd Co. Rd. 37
  • Improve access along corridor
  • Repair or replace drainage pipes
  • Reconstruct the Lake Wobegon Trail bridge over Hwy 27 in Osakis
  • Resurface the road and shoulders (mill and overlay) from Douglas Co. Rd. 82/Todd Co. Rd. 51 in Osakis and I-94