Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

June 19, 2019

Southbound Hwy 65 south of Isanti to close and detour overnight June 19

ST. CLOUD, Minn. — Motorists who travel southbound Hwy 65 between Isanti and East Bethel will encounter delays as the road is reduced to a single lane, then closes and detours overnight June 19, to replace a failing pipe below the roadway.

Motorists should plan for the following:

  • Southbound Hwy 65 will be reduced to a single lane from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 19 between Isanti and East Bethel, to allow crews to haul in materials and equipment and prepare areas for the overnight closure.
  • Southbound Hwy 65 will close overnight between Isanti County Road 56/261st Avenue NE and Anoka County Road 24/237th Avenue. The closure will begin Wednesday evening, June 19 at 7 p.m., and all lanes will reopen Thursday morning, June 20 by 5 a.m. Motorists should follow the signed detour along County Road 56/261st Avenue NE, County Road 73/University Avenue and County Road 24/237th Avenue, or plan their own alternate route. The detour adds three additional miles to your commute. Get detour map, PDF

The schedule is weather dependent.

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