Birch’s is OPEN during road construction! 2018-06-08T17:37:36+00:00

Birch’s is Open During Road Construction!

Take our scenic detour to avoid delays…

Birch’s on the Lake will be OPEN throughout the County Road 112 road construction project. The majority of the work is expected to occur between June 11th-20th. We recommend using our scenic detour, shown in the map below, to avoid potential road closures or delays.

Construction Detour Map

To learn more about the County Road 112 road construction visit Hennepin County Website.

Detailed Directions

People coming from the west – duration of the project

  • People coming from the west on Wayzata Boulevard will ALWAYS have access to Birches on the Lake.

People coming from the east – Monday, June 11 – Friday afternoon, June 15

  • People coming from the east will need to use the official detour, taking this route to get around the closure
    • Westbound Highway 12 and get off of the County Road 6/Wayzata Boulevard exit
    • Eastbound Wayzata Boulevard to Birches on the Lake
  • This is not a recommended route from the county, but I know people know this route and I cannot stop the restaurant from using this route. People coming from the east might use this route to bypass the closure
    • Westbound Highway 12 and get off of the Wayzata Boulevard exit
    • Turn right onto Wayzata Boulevard West
    • Turn left onto Old Long Lake Road
    • Turn right onto westbound Wayzata Boulevard to Birches on the Lake

People coming from the east – Friday afternoon, June 15 – Wednesday, June 20

  • People coming from the east will have access to Birches on the Lake using Wayzata Boulevard.
  • There will be minor delays when crews are paving the crossings on Tuesday, June 19. Birches on the Lake customers will still have access.

Crossing locations during the closure map – Week of June 11

Crossing locations during the closure - Week of June 11