Highway 61
A Forest Lake man who died in the line of duty as a state trooper almost 50 years ago is now being honored on the stretch of road where he was mortally wounded. On Oct. 5, the portion of Highway 61 between Forest Lake and Wyoming was dedicated as the Trooper Glen Skalman Memorial Highway. [...]...Read More
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Motorists will encounter a detour on 170th Street N. (County Road 4A) just west of Highway 61 in Hugo as crews continue to construct a single-lane roundabout. On Aug. 25, the intersection of 170th Street N.  and Highway 61 closed. East of Highway 61, 170th Street N. re-opened on that same day. Moto...Read More
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The roundabout in downtown Forest Lake has existed for three years. While its design will be simplified next month to reduce fender-benders, long-term plans are proceeding for a pair of roundabouts 1.4 miles south, where Highway 61 hits Highway 97....Read More
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U.S. Highway 61 will be closed for over a month in the vicinity of 250th Street in Wyoming for an improvement project being administered jointly by the city of Wyoming and the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The closure takes effect Monday, Aug. 20 and the highway will re-open by Sept. 21. T...Read More
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Area residents, business owners and motorists are invited to an open house Thursday, June 28 to view preliminary concepts and provide input on options for construction staging for the US-61-170th Street intersection project scheduled to begin spring 2013 and be completed by fall 2013. The project wi...Read More
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