Highway 169 Back Open North of Algona

–US Highway 169 has reopened to traffic between Algona and Burt, following a bridge construction project that started this summer. 

The bridge work over Black Cat Creek, just north of Smith Lake, wrapped up this week, and the route is now open to regular traffic. 

A detour had been in place between Smith Lake and Burt that had taken travelers west of the Highway to 90th Avenue.