Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

May 2, 2018

MnDOT District 8 and Lac qui Parle County to exchange ownership of roads

WILLMAR, Minn. – District 8 and Lac qui Parle County have agreed to exchange ownership of two roads within the county.  (MN) Highway 275 from Highway 212 through Boyd will become Lac qui Parle County Road 29.

Lac qui Parle County Road 25 will become (MN) Highway 119 from Highway 212 to Highway 40. The speed limit on this section of road will increase from 55 to 60 mph.

Signage, including speed limit signs, will be changed on both roads in early May 2018.

MnDOT asks motorists to slow down and pay attention while driving through work zones.  Remember, orange cones, no phones.  Motorists who speed through a work zone or who disobey work zone flaggers face a $300 fine.

Plan ahead for your travel using 511.  For updated statewide road conditions and construction information, call 5-1-14 or visit www.511mn.org.

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