Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 371—Brainerd Lakes Area

Gull Lake Dam Rd. to Green Gables Rd., Crow Wing County

Reconstruct, improve access

Current impacts until summer 2022

  • Motorists to encounter periodic lane or shoulder closures as crews prepare areas for 2022 roadwork. Watch for workers and equipment along Hwy 371 as they relocate utilities, clear trees, survey, test soil or inspect pipes. Tentative traffic, work plans

About this project

MnDOT will reconstruct and improve access and safety along this busy stretch of Hwy 371 from south of Gull Lake Dam Rd. (Crow Wing Co. Rd. 125) to north of Green Gables Rd. (Crow Wing Co. Rd. 126). Work begins June 2022.

Summary of work

Project location map
Improve access on Hwy 371 between Gull Lake Dam Rd and Green Gables Rd. Click on map for PDF
  • Install three reduced conflict intersections (RCIs) at:
    • Gull Lake Dam Rd. (Crow Wing Co. Rd. 125)
    • Birchdale Rd. (BIR main entrance)
    • Green Gables Rd. (Crow Wing Co. Rd. 126)
  • Resurface work areas with new asphalt, includes shoulders, turn-lanes and adjacent connections
  • Replace underground pipes and repair ditch drainage
  • Extend and reconstruct the east frontage road to connect Birchdale Rd. and E Gull Lake Dam Rd.
  • Extend and reconstruct the west frontage road to connect Gull Lake Dam Rd. to north of Susanville Dr. NW (old drive-in movie entrance)