Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Business Hwy 371—Barrows to Brainerd

Crow Wing County

Project open house March 5

The public is welcome to come and learn about the future 2022 Business Highway 371 project at an open house from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 5, 2020, at the MnDOT Baxter Office. Stop in anytime, no presentation. Hope to see you! Open house details

About this project

MnDOT will improve four miles of Business Highway 371 (Hwy 371B) between 70th Avenue in Barrows and Joseph Street in Brainerd, Crow Wing County. Work is set for 2022.

Hwy 371B roadwork in 2022 map
Roadwork plans on Business Hwy 371 Barrows to Brainerd. Click map for PDF

Summary of work

  • Resurface road (mill and overlay) between 70th Ave. and Greenwood St. (2.5 miles)
  • Reconstruct road between Greenwood St. and Joseph St. (1.5 miles)
    • Replace city storm sewer and curb/gutters
  • Improve pedestrian and motorist access
    • Install center left-turn lanes at the Hwy 371B intersections of:
      • 70th Ave.
      • St. Mathias Rd./Co. Rd. 21
      • Greenwood St.
    • Upgrade signal system at Buffalo Hills Ln./Hwy 371B/Industrial Park Rd.
    • Add pedestrian sidewalks and approaches between Industrial Park Rd. and Joseph St.

Future impacts

  • Motorists: Lane, road or access closures, flaggers with use of a pilot car and detours
  • Pedestrians: Sidewalk closures and detours

Information is subject to change