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District 8 news & public meetings

  • A BIG thank you to all the Hutchinson community members that gave their feedback this summer about the Hwy 15/Main Street reconstruction project. We appreciate everyone's feedback. To view a summary of all community feedback click here. Final design decisions have been made based on your community feedback. To view final designs for the Hwy 15/Main Street reconstruction click here.
  • Hwy 40: Loss of the existing bridge has been determined as an "Adverse Effect" to the Lac qui Parle Flood Control Project Historic District, which is eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places. To comment on the project and its effects to historic resources please contact Project Manager Gene East at 320-214-6331 or via email at gene.east@state.mn.us by September 30, 2018