Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

June 13, 2017

Visit Hwy 371 booth, see new Batwing Plow, at Pequot Lakes ‘Market in the Park’ June 15

BAXTER, Minn. – Residents, visitors and motorists in the Brainerd Lakes area are invited to an outdoor open house to get the latest updates and details about the Highway 371 four-lane expansion project in Nisswa, Pequot Lakes and Jenkins.

The open house will be held Thursday, June 15, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Trailside Park in downtown Pequot Lakes, alongside other vendors participating in Pequot Lakes Market in the Park. The MnDOT booth will be located at the Pequot Lakes Welcome Center, 31095 Government Dr.

Those attending the outdoor open house will be able to meet MnDOT staff working on the Highway 371 project, view the latest overhead drone video of the project, take a tour of the new “Batwing Plow” that will be used to remove snow from the new Highway 371 beginning this winter, view other displays, take home information and get questions answered.

Stay connected with the project
To get more project information, view project photos or sign up for the project’s email updates, visit www.mndot.gov/d3/hwy371/. For information on Twitter, follow @MnDOTCentral.

For real-time travel information anywhere in Minnesota, visit www.511mn.org or dial 5-1-1.

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