Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Highway 97

Forest Lake

About this project

Highway 97 in Forest Lake project area map.
Hwy 97 in Forest Lake project location map.
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In spring 2020, Hwy 97 in Forest Lake will undergo a safety improvement construction project. The project work will improve safety by constructing dedicated left turn lanes on Hwy 97 at North Shore Trail and at Keewahtin Avenue North.

Summary of work

  • Widen road
  • Add left turn lane at North Shore Tr. and at Keewahtin Ave. N.
  • Reconstruct existing lane & shoulder
  • Resurface existing pavement
  • Improve drainage

Traffic impacts


Information about upcoming traffic impacts will be provided as details become available. All traffic impacts are tentative and weather dependent. Local access will be maintained throughout the project.