Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Highway 61 Resurfacing

Wyoming, Forest Lake

Traffic Impacts

Map of Hwy 61 Forest Lake to Wyoming project area.
Map of Hwy 61 Forest Lake to Wyoming project area.
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Local access on Hwy 61 will be maintained with flaggers and through traffic on hwy 61 will be detoured. Motorists and pedestrians should expect delays with this work. Some sidewalks will close as crews remove and replace old sidewalk including impacts to Sunrise Trail.


Information about upcoming traffic impacts will be provided as details become available.


About this project

A 3.7-mile section of Hwy 61 between I-35 in Wyoming and Hwy 8 in Forest Lake will undergo a road resurfacing project. The work will include pavement work, drainage, right turn lanes, safety and pedestrian improvements.

Summary of work

  • Resurface existing pavement
  • Construct right turn lanes at 240th, 260th, 261st, and 264th/Fallbrook Streets
  • Upgrade and add pedestrian facilities in Wyoming
  • Restore Drainage pipes and structures
  • Replace Signs