Highway 169 Safety Improvements Blakeley to Belle Plaine

Project Details

  • Construction Year: 2023
  • Community: Blakeley Township, City of Belle Plaine
  • Corridor Served: Highway 169
  • Project Lead: MnDOT
  • Construction Schedule: July 31 through Fall 2023


Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) has scheduled construction activity starting Monday, July 31 on Highway 169 between Highway 19 in Blakeley Township and Highway 25 in Belle Plaine.

Crews are building J-turns, removing center median crossings, adding cable median barriers, and making drainage improvements. Construction of the J-turns will be done in sequence, beginning at the Blakeley Trail and 250th Street/Raven Road intersections. 

Adding J-turns (Reduced Conflict Intersections) and removing center median crossings will help prevent high-risk movements and left turns onto Highway 169 from a local road or driveway. Center cable median barriers help prevent the most serious and fatal head-on crossover crashes.

Project Updates

Visit the Highway 169 Belle Plaine and Blakeley Township project page (MnDOT) for project updates and information including traffic impacts.

  1. Highway Department

    Physical Address
    200 4th Ave W
    Shakopee, MN 55379