Minnesota Department of Transportation

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South Sixth Street—Brainerd

Reconstruct Highway 371B

Brainerd South Sixth Street project - image of water tower

Reconstruct, improve

Current map/traffic configuration
Prep work begins on Hwy 371B/South Sixth St in Brainerd. Motorists may encounter lane closures and flaggers. Map

Highway 371B/South Sixth Street to be reconstructed through Brainerd from Hwy 210/Washington St to Joseph St in 2018.

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Prep work begins

Crews clear trees

Tree clearing along Hwy 371B/South Sixth St is scheduled to begin Wednesday, Nov. 15. Crews will work weekdays, during daylight hours, through November. Current map

  • Motorists to encounter periodic lane closures and flaggers controlling traffic. Please watch for signs, workers and heavy equipment in the area.
  • Pedestrians to encounter periodic sidewalk closures; watch for signs and please stay out of closed areas.

Other work

Plans are also to grade materials along the ditches near Willow St and Cedar Ave for future drainage work, along with removing brush.

Full construction operations will begin in early spring 2018.

Brainerd is open for business

Access to businesses and residences to be maintained.

About this project

Summary of work

Reconstruct and redesign Hwy 371B/South Sixth St, includes sidewalks, curbs and gutters in 2018.

Hwy 210/Washington St to Front St
Intersection access, railroad crossing

Front St to Quince St

Five-lane design with two northbound and southbound lanes and a continuous center left-turn lane

Quince St to Joseph St
Three-lane design with one northbound and southbound lane and a continuous center left-turn lane

  • Reconstruct side street connections and driveway entrances
  • Upgrade city utilities and infrastructure, including water and sewer systems
  • Improve pedestrian accessibility, including wider sidewalks
  • Upgrade motorist and pedestrian signal systems
  • Install new road signs and overhead LED street lights

Information is tentative and subject to change pending contractor's schedule.
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