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

August 5, 2022

  • Construction began on the Minneota to Marshall section Tuesday, July 12.
  • The Minneota to Marshall section is closed and all through traffic detoured - see the orange detour route on map at right.
  • Crews are doing shoulder widening work beginning at Minneota and heading east.
  • Culverts and drain tiles are being installed between Ghent and Minneota.
  • The completion schedule is being re-evaluated.

Summary of MnDOT work

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.