Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Southwest Minnesota Regional Information

MnDOT District 8

Traveling in the southwest

Map of MnDOT District 8, covering Southwest Minnesota.

Traffic and roads


News & open houses

  • District 8 is looking for individuals interested in working full-time (temporary) this summer. You must be 18 or older and able to pass pre-employment screenings. Applications will be accepted until March 31, 2017 or until filled.
  • District 8 has been been awarded Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) funds to construct two Reduced Conflict Intersections (RCIs) in Marshall (Hwy 23 & Lyon Street, Hwy 23 & CSAH 7). For more information on RCIs visit MnDOT's RCI webpage. Recommendations for the intersections came from the Hwy 23 Marshall Area Safety Assessment.
  • You can now view road conditions from MnDOT snowplow cameras. Go to 511mn.org and click on plow cameras under the menu.
  • Looking for information about mowing and baling in the highway right of way? Check out our webpage for permit information including Frequently Asked Questions.