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District 8 news

  • Following guidance from state health officials about protecting the health and well-being of Minnesotans and preventing further spread of COVID-19, the Minnesota Department of Transportation has postponed all scheduled public meetings and project open houses statewide.
  • Road work continues to be a critical service. MnDOT is committed to protecting the health, safety and well-being of its employees, contractors and all Minnesotans. Crews continue to follow the guidance of state and federal health officials to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
  • You're invited to attend a virtual open house and view the proposed roadway layout for the Hwy 19/College Drive project in Marshall . Visit the project page for more information and to attend the virtual open house.
  • The District 8 Draft Freight Plan is available on the project webpage. A virtual open house is also available. To attend, click here.
  • We are celebrating the completion of the Hwy 15 Hutchinson project. Visit the virtual ribbon cutting to learn more about the project from start to finish.