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Brainerd, Minnesota

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811 | 800-252-1166

Providing Electric, Water, & Wastewater Treatment

Brainerd, Minnesota

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Brainerd Public Utilities Welcomes You

Thank you for visiting Brainerd Public Utilities (BPU)!

BPU provides power, water, and wastewater treatment with in the city limits of Brainerd. We also provide wastewater treatment to all of the Baxter area and power to some of the Baxter area.

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Emergency 24 Hours a Day:
(218) 829-2193

Business Office:
(218) 829-8726

Repair Office:
(218) 829-2193

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811 | 800-252-1166

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Latest Update for Your Area:

Project update – Spring 2018

 

The city of Brainerd’s underground water and sewer system will be replaced south to north on the project. The project has begun in the south end between Oak St and Joseph St. Locals and visitors may encounter work areas and periodic lane/shoulder or sidewalk closures along the entire corridor between now and October 2018.

Work area Impact Maps

April 30 to Mid-July 2018

SOUTH END
Joseph St to Oak St
Road closed Joseph St to Oak St. Detour uses Industrial Park Rd, CR 45 and Oak St. Open to cross traffic at Willow St or Vine St. Local detour

Truck detour

Mid-July to late-August 2018

Willow St to Hwy 210 Road closed Willow St to Hwy 210. Detour uses Industrial Park Rd, CR 45, Oak St and S 8th St. Cross street traffic maintained in downtown, only one of three intersections to be closed: Oak St, Maple St or Laurel St Local detours

Truck detour

Late-August to mid-October 2018

NORTH END
Pine St to Hwy 210
Road closed Pine St to Hwy 210. Detour uses Quince St and S 8th St. Cross street traffic maintained in downtown, only one of three intersections to be closed: Oak St, Maple St or Laurel St Local detours

Truck detour

Truck detour

A Hwy 371B/South Sixth St commercial truck detour route will be in effect during the duration of this project along Industrial Park Rd/CR 117, Hwy 25 and Hwy 210. Truck detour map

Hwy 210/Washington St

This project will require some overnight work and lane closures on Hwy 210/Washington St.

Fourth of July Brainerd Lakes Celebration July 1-5

The current detour/road closure will remain in place. However per contract, the cross streets will be open at Front St, Laurel St, Maple St, Norwood St, Oak St, Pine St, Quince St, and Willow St

(More info at: http://www.dot.state.mn.us/d3/brd/ )

Information is tentative and subject to change. 

 

Bucket Rescue

Everybody knows power lines are dangerous, especially electrical works. BPU annually conducts pole top and bucket rescue techniques, so we can safely keep the light on.

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