Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 371—east of Gull Lake, Brainerd

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

About this project

MnDOT reconstructed and improved access and safety along this busy stretch of Hwy 371 from south of Gull Lake Dam Rd. to north of Green Gables Rd., east of Gull Lake, Brainerd

All open

  • 2022 mainline work is complete and all lanes and accesses are open. Crews have installed new j-turn accesses, paved work areas, extended east/west frontage roads, and updated drainage
  • Work operations are suspended for winter
  • In June 2023 crews will return to pave the west frontage road, establish turf, and complete any other tasks

Summary of work

Project location map
Improve access on Hwy 371 from Gull Lake Dam Rd. and Green Gables Rd.
  • Constructed three new j-turns, also known as reduced conflict intersections, at:
    • Gull Lake Dam Rd. (Co. Rd. 125)
    • Birchdale Rd. (Brainerd International Raceway entrance)
    • Green Gables Rd. (Co. Rd. 126)
  • Resurfaced work areas with new asphalt, includes shoulders, turn-lanes and adjacent connections
  • Replaced underground pipes and repaired ditch drainage
  • Extended and reconstructed the east frontage road to connect Birchdale Rd. and Gull Lake Dam Rd.
  • Extended and reconstructed the west frontage road to connect Gull Lake Dam Rd. to north of Susanville Dr. NW (old drive-in movie entrance)