Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

South Sixth Street—Brainerd

Reconstruct Business Highway 371

Brainerd South Sixth Street project - image of water tower


Reconstruct 2018

The city of Brainerd’s underground water and sewer system will be replaced south to north on the project. So, work will begin in the south end between Oak St and Joseph St. Locals and visitors may encounter work areas and periodic lane/shoulder or sidewalk closures along the entire corridor between April and October 2018.

Work area



May to July 25, 2018

Joseph St to Oak St

Road closed Willow St to Oak St. Detour uses Industrial Park Rd, CR 45 and Oak St.


July 25 to August 24, 2018

Willow St to Hwy 210

Road closed Willow St to Hwy 210. Detour uses Industrial Park Rd, CR 45, Oak St and S 8th St.


August 30 to Mid-October, 2018

Quince St to Hwy 210

Road closed Pine St to Hwy 210. Detour uses Quince St and S 8th St. Cross street traffic maintained in downtown, only one of three intersections to be closed: Oak St, Maple St or Laurel St

Local detour

Truck detour

  Early-October, 2018  
Hwy 210 to Joseph St
Pave final layer of road surface, install road markings and complete work on the project. Single-lane closures and flaggers controlling traffic.  

Truck detour

A Hwy 371B/South Sixth St commercial truck detour route will be in effect during the duration of this project along Industrial Park Rd/CR 117, Hwy 25 and Hwy 210. Truck detour map

Hwy 210/Washington St

Shoulder closures on Hwy 210/Washington St through mid-October.