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Open house set March 20 for Business Highway 371/South Sixth Street reconstruction project in Brainerd

The public is invited to attend an informational open house for the Business Highway 371/South Sixth Street reconstruction project that begins this April between Highway 210/Washington Street and Joseph Street in Brainerd.

The public is invited to attend an informational open house for the Business Highway 371/South Sixth Street reconstruction project that begins this April between Highway 210/Washington Street and Joseph Street in Brainerd.

The open house will be 5-7 p.m. March 20 at Trinity Lutheran Church in the lower level fellowship hall, 1420 S. Sixth St., Brainerd. A short presentation will begin at 5:45 p.m.

Attendees will have an opportunity to learn about the project's work details, planned traffic changes and detour routes, view large layouts and speak with project staff.

Tom's Backhoe Service of Brainerd is the contractor for the $5.7 million project. When complete in October 2018, the project will:

• Reconstruct and redesign the road, intersections and driveway entrances;

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• Upgrade city utilities, including water and sewer systems;

• Improve pedestrian accessibility, including wider sidewalks;

• Upgrade signal systems; and

• Install new road signs and overhead LED street lights.

Access to businesses and homes will be maintained during construction.

To request an American Sign Language or foreign language interpreter, call 651-366-4720. To request other reasonable accommodations, call 651-366-4718; the Minnesota Relay service toll-free at 800-627-3529 (TTY, Voice or ASCII) or 711, or email a request to adarequest.dot@state.mn.us .

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