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Updated May 15, 2013




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Highway 371 lane shifts, closures begin May 13 in Nisswa


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2013 project brochure: All traffic on Highway 371 will be shifted onto the southbound or northbound lanes while the other side is reconstructed.

BAXTER, Minn. – Motorists travelling Highway 371 in Nisswa will encounter lane shifts and short traffic interruptions on local streets beginning Monday, May 13.


Traffic changes include:





These closures are needed as crews reconstruct southbound Highway 371 and begin work on a pedestrian tunnel beneath Highway 371.


When complete, the project will improve motorist and pedestrian safety and mobility, reconstruct four lanes of Highway 371, improve turn lanes and provide a new Crow Wing County Road 18 connection. The project also adds a new pedestrian tunnel, improves local roads and utilities and creates better access to the Paul Bunyan Trail.
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