Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Highway 61

Wyoming and Forest Lake

About this project

Map of Hwy 61 Forest Lake to Wyoming project area.
Hwy 61 Forest Lake to Wyoming project area map.
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A 3.7-mile section of Hwy 61 between I-35 in Wyoming and Hwy 8 in Forest Lake will undergo a road resurfacing project. The work will include pavement work, drainage, right turn lanes, safety and pedestrian improvements.

Summary of work

Hwy 61 between Fenwick Ave. and Fallbrook Ave.
  • The City of Wyoming will be working on a project to replace existing sanitary sewer on Viking Blvd.
Hwy 61 at 240th, 260th and 264th Streets 
  • Add right turn lanes
  • Upgrade and add pedestrian improvements to meet ADA standards 
Hwy 61 between Hwy 8 and I-35 
  • Construct new signal system at intersection of Fallbrook Ave. and Hwy 61/Viking Blvd.
  • Construct new intersection lighting at the intersection of Hwy 61 and 250th St.
  • Restore drainage pipes and structures
  • Resurface existing pavement and add new pavement markings
  • Replace signs

Traffic Impacts

All traffic impacts are tentative and weather dependent.


Information about upcoming traffic impacts will be provided as details become available. Motorists and pedestrians should expect delays with this work. Local access on Hwy 61 will be maintained with flaggers and through traffic on Hwy 61 will be detoured. Some sidewalks will close as crews remove and replace old sidewalk including impacts to the Sunrise Trail.