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Posted on: October 19, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Open House for Highway 97 Reconstruction Project

Hwy 97 Project Map

Open House for Highway 97 Reconstruction Project


When:   TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2022, beginning at 4:30 p.m.

Where:  Forest Lake City Center - Community Center 2nd Level
             1408 Lake St. S., Forest Lake

About this project

Highway 97 in Forest Lake project area map.

Starting in 2024, Hwy 97 between I-35 and Hwy 61 in Forest Lake will undergo a pavement reconstruction project. As part of the work, various safety and pedestrian improvements are being considered including left-turn lanes and pedestrian crosswalks at specific intersections and a multi-use trail. The proposed trail would provide a safer place for pedestrians and bicyclists to travel in the area.

Proposed summary of work

  • Reconstruct roadway
  • Add turn lanes at various intersections
  • Construct multi-use trail
  • Upgrade pedestrian crossings
  • Repair/replace drainage

For more information please check for updates at the following link:  Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) - Highway 97 Project in Forest Lake, MN

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