Construction Projects - 2018 Season

South 6th Street (TH 371B) Reconstruction - Improvement 12-14

South 6th Street Reconstruction from Joseph Street to Washington Street (TH 210)

Tom's Backhoe Service has contracted with the Minnesota Department of Transportation to reconstruct South 6th Street during the 2018 construction season.  Improvements include new underground City utilities (sewer and water), sidewalk and surfacing upgrades, lighting and signal replacement, and ADA improvements.

Project Schedule and Detours

April 30 to Mid-July 2018
SOUTH END - Joseph Street to Oak Street
Road closed from Joseph Street to Oak Street.  Detour utilizes Industrial Park Road, County Road 45, and Oak Street.  South 6th Street open to crossing traffic at Willow Street or Vine Street.

Mid-July to Late-August 2018
Willow Street to Highway 210
Road closed from Willow Street to Highway 210.  Detour utilizes Industrial Park Road, County Road 45, Oak Street, and South 8th Street.  Cross street traffic maintained downtown with only one of the three intersections can be closed at once at Oak Street, Maple Street, or Laurel Street.

Late August to Mid-October 2018
NORTH END - Pine Street to Highway 210
Road closed from Pine Street to Highway 210.  Detour utilizes Quince Street and South 8th Street.  Cross streets maintained in downtown with only one of three intersection can be closed at once at Oak Street, Maple Street, or Laurel Street.

​Truck Detour

Trucks should utilize the commercial truck detour consisting of Industrial Park Road, Highway 25, and Highway 210.

​Weekly Updates


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South 6th Street Project Page

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Project Updates

Brook Street and SE 10th Street Resurfacing - Improvement 17-13


Brook Street - South 8th Street to SE 13th Street (CSAH 45)
SE 10th Street - Willow Street to Dead End

The City of Brainerd will be working with a contractor to resurface Brook Street and SE 10th Street in south Brainerd during the 2018 construction season.  Improvements include new surfacing, curb replacement in various locations, and ADA upgrades at the Buffalo Hills Trail crossing.  The City will also be working with the contractor to rehabilitate the storm sewer under SE 10th Street as part of the project.

​Project Schedule and Detours

Mid-May - Mid-August 2018
Project Construction within the entire project limits.  Local closures are anticipated at carious times throughout the project.  Project limits will be open to local traffic throughout the project.

​2018 Seal Coating Improvements - Improvement 18-02

The City of Brainerd manages a seal coating program to increase the life expectancy of the street pavements.  Seal coating has been proven to effectively increase the life expectancy of pavements by sealing the surface of the pavement while adding a new wearing surface.

Streets planned for seal coating in 2018:


K Street - 13th Avenue NE to 15th Avenue NE
L Street - 13th Avenue NE to 14th Avenue NE
14th Avenue NE - L Street to O Street
N Street - 13th Avenue NE to 14th Avenue NE
13th Avenue NE - N Street to O Street
12th Avenue NE - L Street to O Street
8th Avenue NE - L Street to N Street
8th Avenue NE - H Street to I Street
8th Avenue NE - Mill Avenue to H Street
10th Avenue NE - Highway 25 to Highway 210
K Street - 3rd Avenue NE to 4th Avenue NE
3rd Avenue NE - Washington Street to H Street
Quince Street - SE 11th Street to SE 13th Street
S 7th Street - Oak Street to YMCA Entrance
S 7th Street - Joseph Street to Vine Street
Willow Street - S 7th Street to SE 13th Street
East River Road - Laurel Street to College Drive
SW 4th Street - Laurel Street to College Drive
SE 28th Street - Oakridge Road to Clara Street
Holton Avenue - 135 feet East of Blair Street to Oak Street
York Court - Holton Avenue to End Cul-De-Sac
King Court - Holton Avenue to End Cul-De-Sac

​Project Schedule and Detours

Mid-July - End-August 2018
Project to commence and finish within this specified time.  Local lane closures will be present throughout the project, dependent on where the contractor is working.  Flaggers and signage will be present throughout the project to direct traffic as needed.

2018 Seal Coating Improvements - Improvement 18-03


The City of Brainerd manages a crack sealing program to increase the life expectancy of the street pavements.  Crack sealing seals cracks that have formed in the pavements.

Streets planned for crack sealing in 2018:


K Street - 13th Avenue NE to 15th Avenue NE
L Street - 13th Avenue NE to 14th Avenue NE
14th Avenue NE - L Street to O Street
N Street - 13th Avenue NE to 14th Avenue NE
13th Avenue NE - N Street to O Street
12th Avenue NE - L Street to O Street
8th Avenue NE - L Street to N Street
8th Avenue NE - H Street to I Street
8th Avenue NE - Mill Avenue to H Street
10th Avenue NE - Highway 25 to Highway 210
K Street - 3rd Avenue NE to 4th Avenue NE
3rd Avenue NE - Washington Street to H Street
Quince Street - SE 11th Street to SE 13th Street
S 7th Street - Oak Street to YMCA Entrance
S 7th Street - Joseph Street to Vine Street
Willow Street - S 7th Street to SE 13th Street
East River Road - Laurel Street to College Drive
SW 4th Street - Laurel Street to College Drive
SE 28th Street - Oakridge Road to Clara Street
Holton Avenue - 135 feet East of Blair Street to Oak Street
York Court - Holton Avenue to End Cul-De-Sac
King Court - Holton Avenue to End Cul-De-Sac

​Project Schedule and Detours

Mid-May - Mid-July 2018
Project to commence and finish within this specified time.  Local lane closures will be present throughout the project, dependent on where the contractor is working.  Flaggers and signage will be present throughout the project to direct traffic as needed.