Minnesota Department of Transportation

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MnDOT District 4

Plans and studies


Investment plans

For city and county partners

  • Bridge Management: Data processing help for Minnesota counties and cities--bridge inventory and inspection programs
  • State Aid for Local Transportation: A bridge between MnDOT and local government agencies
  • State Aid Finance: Accounting and financial database information for city and county government
  • Hear Every Voice - Involving the public in transportation decision-making
  • Toward Zero Deaths (TZD): Approach based on the belief that even one traffic-related death on our roads is unacceptable. Focuses on four (e's) of targeted areas: education, enforcement, engineering, and emergency services.

Financing Minnesota roads

Purchasing equipment and property

  • Equipment: Cooperative purchasing venture for cities, counties and townships
  • Excess property for sale: Pictures, descriptions, bid forms and instructions to purchase excess land and buildings

Planning/Area Transportation Partnerships

Transit and commuter rail

Get involved

Hwys 55, 59, 79 Elbow Lake

What: Public meeting to learn more about the 2019 road construction on Hwys 55, 59 and 79 in Elbow Lake. MnDOT representatives will be available to answer questions and discuss the project and schedule.
When: Wednesday, April 24, 4:30-6:30p.m.
Where: Grant County Office Building, 15 Central Avenue N, Elbow Lake
More information: News Release

MnDOT Community Open House

What: Meet MnDOT! This event is free for the public to come check out the tools, equipment, technology, jobs and career that help MnDOT serve Minnesota motorists each day. Minnesota State Patrol and Minnesota State Community and Technical College will also be on-site.
When: Saturday, April 27, 9 a.m. to noon
Where: District 4 Headquarters, 1000 Highway 10 W, Detroit Lakes
More information: News Release

Hwy 119

What: Public meeting to learn more about the 2019 road construction on Highway 119 in Swift and Lac Qui Parle counties. MnDOT representatives from the Milan Bridge project will also be available.
When: Wednesday, May 1, 4:30 - 7 p.m.
Where: Appleton Civic Center, 323 West Schlieman Avenue, Appleton
More information: News Release

Hwy 28/29 Glenwood Area

What: Public open house to discuss the 2019 resurfacing project on Highway 28/29 between Starbuck and Glenwood, and the 2021 Highway 29 Overpass at the junction of Highway 29 and Highway 55.
When: Thursday, May 2, 4 - 7 p.m.
Where: Minnewaska Area High School, 25122 State Hwy 28, Glenwood
More information: News Release

Hwy 10/Randolph Road

What: Public meeting to learn more about the 2019 road construction on Randolph Road, led by the City of Detroit Lakes. MnDOT representatives will be available to discuss the subsequent 2020 project on Hwy 10 between Kris Street and Co Rd 54. 
When: To be rescheduled.
Where: MnDOT Headquarters, 1000 Hwy 10 West, Detroit Lakes
More information: Hwy 10/Randolph Road project webpage