Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Business Hwy 371—Barrows to Brainerd

Crow Wing County

Current impacts

MnDOT will improve four miles of Business Hwy 371 between 70th Ave. in Barrows and Joseph St. in Brainerd, Crow Wing County.

Detour until Sat, Oct. 1

Business Hwy 371 closed from south of Greenwood St. to north of Buffalo Hills Ln./Industrial Park Rd. in Brainerd

Future impacts

Brainerd to Barrows: Periodic lane closures with use of flaggers to complete project. Work will occur Mon-Fri, sunrise to sunset, on good weather days through October. Be prepared to slow down and stop as crews:

  • Remove traffic control devices
  • Restore shoulders
  • Establish turf
  • Install permanent road markings
  • Install rumble/mumble strips
  • Complete any other final tasks

Brainerd: Intersection at Industrial Park Rd./Buffalo Hills Ln. remains all way stop until late November when signal parts arrive.

About this project

Summary of work

  • Resurface road (mill and overlay) between 70th Ave. and Greenwood St. (2.5 miles)
  • Reconstruct road between Greenwood St. and Joseph St. (1.5 miles)
    • Replace city storm sewer and curb/gutters
  • Improve pedestrian and motorist access
    • Install center left-turn lanes at the intersections of:
      • 70th Ave.
      • St. Mathias Rd./Co. Rd. 21
      • Greenwood St.
    • Upgrade the signal system at Buffalo Hills Ln. and Industrial Park Rd.
    • Add pedestrian sidewalks and approaches between Industrial Park Rd. and Joseph St.
Hwy 371B roadwork in 2022 map
2022 Roadwork on Business Hwy 371 Barrows to Brainerd. Click map for PDF