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January 9, 2019
The reconstruction would add a roundabout at the intersection of NW 4th Street and Jackson Street (orange dot) and a median at the intersection of James Street (green dot). Graphic: Brainerd Dispatch / Google maps
Brainerd City Council: NW 4th St. plans include roundabout, median
January 9, 2019 - 7:00am
November 1, 2018
A drone flying high about Brainerd shows the newly constructed South Sixth Street, which community members celebrated during a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday, Oct. 31. Jim Stafford / Brainerd Dispatch videoplay button
South 6th Street open for business
November 1, 2018 - 5:00am
Crow Wing County, Brainerd and Jenkins receive $1.4M from MnDOT
November 1, 2018 - 4:30am
October 17, 2018
Photo Illustration
Highway 371 Backus to Hackensack detour ending
October 17, 2018 - 10:00am
Echo Journal file photo.
Backus: Airport dominates council discussion
September 17, 2018 - 6:00am
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
August 24, 2018
MnDOT invites public to open house in Highway 371 construction
August 24, 2018 - 9:30am
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
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. / Google maps
Construction to start Monday on Excelsior Road-Cypress Drive intersection
July 25, 2018 - 7:00am
June 28, 2018
The Brainerd Lion's fountain located near the old water tower for about 50 years at the Law Offices of Breen and Person will be relocated around the corner facing Highway 210, due to the reconstruction project of South Sixth Street.
Submitted Photo
Brainerd Lion's water fountain to move, but not far
June 28, 2018 - 5:00pm
June 26, 2018
CSAH 18 Construction schedule released
June 26, 2018 - 9:02am
June 22, 2018
Crosslake: CSAH 36 informational open house sparsely attended
June 22, 2018 - 5:30am
June 10, 2018
Excelsior Road remains closed in Baxter during construction with work on underground utilities as the project continues in phases. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Utility work continues on Excelsior Road project
June 10, 2018 - 6:00am
May 16, 2018
A road closed sign sits near the intersection of Excelsior Road and Forest Drive in Baxter as work continues on the Excelsior and Edgewood street projects. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch
Baxter City Council: Weather delays worry businesses
May 16, 2018 - 7:00am