Minnesota Department of Transportation

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South Sixth Street—Brainerd

Reconstruct Business Highway 371

Project substantially complete

Hwy 371B/S Sixth St Brainerd
New Hwy 371B/S Sixth St

All open

All lanes, cross street connections and sidewalks along Business Hwy 371/S Sixth St between Hwy 210/Washington St and Joseph St in Brainerd are now open. Final project update

Watch for crews and plan on some temporary lane or shoulder closures as work wraps up.

Permanent road markings will be completed in 2019, when temperatures are warmer.

Thank you Brainerd

The Hwy 371B/S 6th St Reconstruction Team thanks the Brainerd Community for its continued patience during this improvement project!

Community Ribbon Cutting
Community Ribbon Cutting Celebration on Oct. 31, Brainerd City Hall. Photo by Jenny Seelen, MnDOT Communications

About this project

Project location map
Hwy 371B/S 6th St Brainerd

Summary of work

Reconstruct and redesign Hwy 371B/South Sixth St, includes sidewalks, curbs and gutters.

Hwy 210/Washington St to Front St: Intersection access lanes, railroad crossing

Front St to Quince St: Five-lanes with two northbound and southbound lanes and a continuous center left-turn lane

Quince St to Joseph St: Three-lanes with one northbound and southbound lane and a continuous center left-turn lane

  • Reconstruct side street connections and driveway entrances
  • Upgrade city utilities and infrastructure, including water and sewer systems
  • Improve pedestrian accessibility, including wider sidewalks
  • Upgrade motorist and pedestrian signal systems
  • Install new road signs and overhead LED street lights