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MNDoT asks SW MN residents’ feedback about Highway 67 project

MnDOT District 8 is looking for input from southwestern Minnesota residents about the Highway 67 Granite Falls to Echo project.

MnDOT closed a portion of Highway 67 between Granite Falls and Echo in the spring of 2019.  The roadway is unstable due to movement of the earth underneath.  It is not feasible to repair in place or realign Highway 67 in this area due to the high cost ($30 million) and significant impacts to the environment, historic and cultural sites. MnDOT is looking for feedback from the community on two options to reroute Highway 67.

The virtual open house is available on the project website at www.dot.state.mn.us/d8/projects/hwy67granitefallstoecho/index.html.  Community members are invited to attend as it is convenient for them.

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