Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 68

Minneota to Marshall

About this project

Hwy 68 project map with detour route
Hwy 68 project area with detours. Click to enlarge.

Project update

  • MnDOT crews are placing stakes in the Right of Way ahead of utility relocation work.
  • Utility relocation will take place spring 2021-fall 2021.

Summary of MnDOT work

  • Improvements to approximately 11 miles of Hwy 68 from North Grant Street in Minneota to the Redwood River in Marshall including shoulder widening and culvert replacement.
  • Drainage improvements near Porter are also included in the project.
  • Construction was originally scheduled to begin in 2021, but has been rescheduled to begin in the spring of 2022.
  • Construction will take one season and should be finished, weather permitting by the fall of 2022.

Wider shoulders on Hwy 68

  • Hwy 68 is currently 32 feet wide, with 4 foot paved shoulders and 12 foot driving lanes.
  • After construction is complete, Hwy 68 will have wider shoulders between Minneota and Marshall by adding 4 feet of gravel on each side.

Virtual open house


  • TBD


  • $10.5 millionĀ