Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

South Sixth Street—Brainerd

Reconstruct Highway 371B

Reconstruct, improve

Current map/traffic configuration
Periodic lane closures on Hwy 371B in Brainerd, as crews prepare work areas. Map

April 2018

Work begins soon on the Highway 371B/South Sixth Street reconstruction project between Hwy 210/Washington St and Joseph St in Brainerd.

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Prep work

Crews will prepare work areas for reconstruction. 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

Brainerd is open for business

Access to businesses and residences to be maintained

About this project

Current map/traffic configuration
South Sixth Street in 2017. Map

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 lanes, 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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