Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 61

White Bear Lake

About this project- Project Complete

Hwy 61 in White Bear Lake project map
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This project resurfaced a 1.9 mile segment of Hwy 61.

Summary of work

  • Resurfaced existing pavement
  • Installed lighting at major intersections along the road
  • Updated pedestrian crossings to meet modern accessibility standards
  • Constructed a trail from Lake Avenue North to Veteran’s Park
  • Widened center median to accommodate landscaping
  • Replaced storm drains and other infrastructure
  • Upgraded traffic and railway signals


  • $5.3 million


Denise Workcuff
Public Affairs