Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 61 and Hwy 97 Reconstruction

Forest Lake


Hwy 61 and Hwy 97 map with future roundabouts
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Hwy 61/Forest Lake Boulevard North between 210th Street and Scandia Trail North is a heavily traveled road running directly in front of Forest Lake High School.

To better address traffic flow in the area, MnDOT will reconstruct the north and south intersections of this segment of the highway.


Summary of work

  • Remove signals and construct roundabouts
  • Replace storm drains and other infrastructure
  • Improve pedestrian and bicycle facilities
  • Upgrade intersection lighting


  • $8.7 million