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
Periodic lane closures on Hwy 371B in Brainerd, as crews prepare for 2018 construction. Map

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

  • Mark your calenders! Upcoming public open house set for Tuesday, March 20, 5 to 7pm at Trinity Lutheran Church
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Prepare work areas for 2018 construction. Current map

  • Motorists: periodic lane or shoulder closures; watch for signs
  • Pedestrians: may encounter sidewalk closures; watch for signs and please stay out of closed areas

Tree cutting and removal was completed in November.

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

Quince St to Joseph St: Three-lanes 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.
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