Motorists are advised to use caution Saturday on Highway 371 during the Brainerd Jaycees $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza on Gull Lake.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the State Patrol urge drivers using northbound and southbound lanes of Highway 371 between Baxter and Nisswa to be alert to lane closures in front of Gull Lake-Hole In the Day Bay and the Brainerd International Raceway, during the extravaganza.
Highway 371 traffic will be single lane at Gull Lake to allow for a shuttle bus/vehicle dropoff site. Law enforcement will be controlling traffic in the area. Contest participants and spectators are encouraged to use the shuttle service, which is provided from BIR north of Baxter.
Motorists are urged to drive with caution, watch for signs and be prepared for sudden stops. For updated statewide traffic, construction, weather and travel information, visit www.511mn.org.
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