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MnDOT District 8

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Map of MnDOT District 8, covering Southwest Minnesota.

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District 8 news

  • Want to learn the facts about the J-turn coming to the intersection of Hwy 23 & Hwy 9 in New London in 2022? Click here to learn more.
  • You're invited to attend a listening session about the intersection of Hwy 7 and Co Rd 15 in Montevideo. Click here to learn more.
  • Information about upcoming detours for the Hwy 212 Glencoe J-turn projects are now available.
  • The Hwy 212 Sacred Heart project is moving forward. To learn more about the project and next steps, visit the project page.
  • The final report for the Hwy 23 and Hwy 7 intersection study is available now. Click here to learn more and read the report.
  • You can now get travel and project alerts by text! Click the "Email and text updates" button under "Connect with Us" in the righthand sidebar.