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News Release
May 1, 2012




Minnesota Department of Transportation
District 8
2505 Transportation Road
Willmar, MN 56201


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Public meeting about Hwy 68 construction from Marshall to Porter set for May 3


WILLMAR, Minn. – The public is invited to an informational meeting about the Hwy 68 resurfacing project from Marshall to Porter at 5 p.m., Thursday, May 3, at the Minnesota Department of Transportation Marshall office, 1800 East College Drive, Marshall, Minn.


Representatives from the Minnesota Department of Transportation and its contractor, Central Specialties Inc., will provide a progress report and address questions or concerns about the project.


The project involves resurfacing Hwy 68 from the western limits of Marshall to Porter and installing accessible pedestrian ramps in Ghent, Taunton and Porter.


Motorists will experience a smoother and safer road surface when the project is complete.


To request an ASL or foreign language interpreter, or other reasonable accommodation, call Janet Miller at 651-366-4720 or 1-800-657-3774 (Greater Minnesota), 711 or 1-800-627-3529 (Minnesota Relay). You also may send an email to


For updated statewide road conditions and construction information, call 5-1-1 or visit









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