Minnesota Department of Transportation

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MnDOT District 8

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Map of MnDOT District 8, covering Southwest Minnesota.

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District 8 news & public meetings

  • The US 71 North project begins Monday, April 30. Detour will go into effect May 14. For more information, including the detour route and project updates, check out the project webpage. Sign up for project updates.
  • Rehabilitation of the Highway 19 & Highway 68 bridges in Marshall starts Monday, April 30. The detour will go into effect on April 30.
  • The final report of the Hwy 23 New London Safety Assessment is complete. Visit the project webpage to read the report and learn more about the safety assessment.
  • The Findings of Fact and Conclusions for the North Gap (Hwy 23 from Paynesville to Richmond) is complete. There is no funding for construction at this time. For more information visit the project webpage.