Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 7

Safety Study

Study complete

Purpose of study

Complete a safety study of Hwy 7 from just east of Hutchinson to CR 9 in Lester Prairie.

map of intersections along Hwy 7 included in safety study


  • Evaluate existing conditions along Hwy 7
  • Work with local partners, stakeholders and the community to create a common vision for managing the corridor now and in the future
  • Provide draft recommendations to improve safety and seek feedback
  • Finalize recommendations and develop a plan that outlines appropriate access along Hwy 7
  • Identify potential funding for potential safety projects


  • MnDOT District 8
  • McLeod County