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.
An open house regarding the roundabout to be constructed this summer at Hwy. 61 and 170th Street N. in Hugo will be held from 5-7 p.m. tonight, May 9 at Hugo City Hall, 14669 Fitzgerald Ave. N. MnDOT staff will outline the project and answer questions. Project layouts and other information will be on display. [...]