MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A highway that takes people up north in the summer is getting a major facelift.
Highway 169 in Elk River is going to become a freeway.READ MORE: Vaccine Doubts Fuel Dr. Scott Jensen's Rise In Minnesota Governor Race
The $157 million project is being funded by the Corridors of Commerce program.READ MORE: 'Perfect Timing To Go': MEA Marking One Of The Busiest Travel Weekends Of The Fall
The proposed project will have interchanges at four different places between Main Street and 197th Avenue.
The project will mean no stoplights from 101 in Rogers through 169 in Elk River.MORE NEWS: A Ride-Along With Minneapolis Police Shows How Staffing Shortages Have Officers Stretched Thin
But don’t get too excited, it will likely be another four years before the project will get started.