Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 371

Cass and Crow Wing counties

2018 Roadwork

Resurface Hwy371 Hackensack to Backus Reconstruct Hwy 371B/South Sixth St in 2018 Resurface Hwy 371 Baxter/Brainerd
Hwy 371 road improvements in 2018

Road improvement projects on Highway 371 in Cass and Crow Wing counties in 2018. For current road conditions on Hwy 371, check 511mn.org

Hwy 371 Backus to Hackensack

Work: Resuface seven miles of Hwy 371 (full depth reclaim) and repair or replace culverts from Hwy 87 in Backus to Cass County Rd 40 in Hackensack Project location map
Construct: August to mid-October 2018
Cost: $4.2 million (estimated)
Impacts: 

  • Thru traffic: Hwy 371 to close up to five weeks between Backus and Hackensack, plan for delays. Detour uses Hwy 87 west of Hackensack, Hwy 64 and CR 19/40 to Backus in Hubbard and Cass counties. Detour map
  • Local traffic: Access to businesses and residences to be maintained. Local motorists to encounter segments of gravel surface, access closures, flaggers or signed detours

Benefits: New, smoother road surface and improved drainage
Contact: Kirk Allen, Construction Project Manager, 218-828-5739

Hwy 371 Baxter/Brainerd

Description: Resurface both directions of Hwy 371 (cold in-place recycle) from south of Hwy 210 in Baxter to 50th Ave SW, south of the Business Hwy 371 interchange, in Brainerd
Construct: June to August 2018
Impacts: Segments of single lane closures, reduced speeds, narrowed lanes, possible flaggers at side road accesses
Cost: $3.3 million
Benefits:
New, smoother road surface
Contact: Kirk Allen, Construction Project Manager, 218-828-5739

Related area projects

Hwy 371B/South Sixth Street Brainerd

Work: Reconstruct Hwy 371B/S 6th St from Hwy 210 to Joseph St in Brainerd, includes city utilities, sidewalks, accesses
Construct: April to October 2018
Impacts: Road closures, detours, follow signs; truck route
Benefits: New roadway, sidewalks, signals, city underground utilities
Contact: Joe Cameron, Construction Project Manager, 218-828-5740
More information: www.mndot.gov/d3/brd/

Hwy 371 Nisswa to Jenkins

Work: Landscape along new four lane in Nisswa, Pequot Lakes and Jenkins
Construct: Fall 2018 to Fall 2019
Impacts: Minor; periodic lane or shoulder closures
Benefits: Beautify the area, establish turf
Cost: $500,000 (estimated)
Contact: Matt Indihar Construction Project Manager, 218-828-5737

All information is tentative and subject to change.

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