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MnDOT District 8

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Map of MnDOT District 8, covering Southwest Minnesota.

Traffic and roads


District 8 news & public meetings

  • District 8 has announced the construction schedule for the completion of the Hwy 23 gaps. The North gap (Paynesville to Richmond) will be constructed first, with construction starting in 2022. Construction on the South gap (New London to Paynesville) will start in 2024. For more information on the project, visit the project webpage.