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September 11, 2018
The road will still be an active construction site during this milling process and the detour West of 371 will remain open. The road will remain closed to all but local traffic, and will remain an active construction area.
Road milling to begin on 371 project between Backus and Hackensack
September 11, 2018 - 1:30pm
September 7, 2018
Final Highway 371 Backus to Hackensack culvert expected to be complete Saturday, Sept. 8
September 7, 2018 - 10:49pm
September 6, 2018
Neither this map nor the alternative detour shown here are approved by MnDOT. Click the image to see the entire graphic. Echo Journal graphic.
Three culverts complete in Backus to Hackensack Hwy 371 project
September 6, 2018 - 10:00am
September 4, 2018
This map shows the Minnesota Department of Transportation's approved Highway 371 detour from Backus to Hackensack in blue, and an alternate detour the Echo Journal identified in black. (Click on the image to view the entire graphic.) Echo Journal Illustration
Backus to Hackensack detour officially open. Highway 371 closed to through traffic
September 4, 2018 - 2:36pm
September 2, 2018
Spray patching continues this week in Crow Wing County
September 2, 2018 - 5:30am
August 31, 2018
A map indicating the portion of Highway 210 between Ironton and Brainerd to be reconstructed in summer 2019 (orange), as well as the signed detour (blue). Graphic / Minnesota Department of Transportation
MnDOT to reconstruct Hwy 210 from Brainerd to Ironton
August 31, 2018 - 9:00am
August 26, 2018
Spray patching continues this week in Crow Wing County
August 26, 2018 - 10:30am
Motorists who travel Highway 371 between Highway 10 in Little Falls and Morrison County Road 48/233rd Street (Pink highlighted area), just north of Little Falls, may encounter delays beginning Tuesday, Aug. 28. All lanes of Highway 371 will open by Sept. 15. Google maps/BrainerdDispatch.com
Highway 371 north of Little Falls reduced to single lane beginning Aug. 28
August 26, 2018 - 7:00am
August 24, 2018
MnDOT invites public to open house in Highway 371 construction
August 24, 2018 - 9:30am
August 23, 2018
Echo Journal Illustration
This map shows the Minnesota Department of Transportation's approved Highway 371 detour from Backus to Hackensack in blue, and an alternate detour the Echo Journal identified in black.
Backus: Highway 371 construction to begin; Work to include detour
August 23, 2018 - 4:00am
August 16, 2018
Storage tanks damaged by April 26 fire frame several refining towers at the Husky Energy refinery in Superior, Wis. The refinery experienced a large fire earlier this year that damaged much of the infrastructure at the facility. --- Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Refinery explosion roils northern Minnesota's asphalt supply
August 16, 2018 - 7:41pm
August 12, 2018
Spray patching continues this week in Crow Wing County
August 12, 2018 - 6:30am
MnDOT Graphics
Highway 371 Backus to Hackensack lanes close intermittently beginning Aug. 20
August 12, 2018 - 5:00am
July 28, 2018
South Sixth Street is closed between Laurel and Washington streets as crews begin roadwork there Friday, July 27, in Brainerd. Kelly Humprey / Brainerd Dispatch
Officials update status of construction projects in Brainerd-Baxter
July 28, 2018 - 5:00am
July 25, 2018
A six-week closure will begin at 6 a.m. Monday, July 30, on the portion of the Cypress Drive improvement project affecting Excelsior Road. Business accesses from Excelsior Road will remain open during construction, but motorists are advised to drive with caution in the work zone area. BrainerdDispatch.com / Google maps
Construction to start Monday on Excelsior Road-Cypress Drive intersection
July 25, 2018 - 7:00am
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