Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

June 28, 2016

Orange barrels on a highway

Highway 371 Baxter to Fort Ripley reduced to single lane for resurfacing July 5 - August 6

Work to be done in segments during daylight hours (no weekends)

BAXTER, Minn. – Motorists who travel Highway 371 between Highway 210 in Baxter and Morrison County Road 48, south of Fort Ripley, will encounter lane closures, heavy equipment, crews and potential delays beginning Tuesday, July 5.

The lane closures and work will occur on weekdays from sunrise to sunset on different segments of the road while crews resurface the roadway. The work and closures will be complete by August 6.

Motorists approaching the work zones on Highway 371 should slow down and be prepared to stop if necessary, and must obey any flaggers or signs.

When complete, the project will improve ride quality and safety along 15 miles of Highway 371.

For real-time travel information anywhere in Minnesota, visit www.511mn.org.

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