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June 6, 2017
A  Dooley's Petroleum truck travels along state Highway 40 with other commuters Tuesday near Willmar. The Chippewa County Commissioners, farmers and other businesses that rely on Highway 40 are urging the Minnesota Department of Transportation to upgrade the highway due to safety and economic concerns.
Hwy. 40 failing to meet needs: Chippewa County, ag producers seek improvements
June 6, 2017 - 10:30pm
June 4, 2017
With the Highway 371 realignment scheduled to open Tuesday, construction crews continue work between Nisswa and East Twin Lake. Steve Kohls / Forum News Serviceplay button
The future is now: Highway 371 bypass begins Tuesday
June 4, 2017 - 6:00am
April 14, 2017
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Several projects will take place in and around Benson starting in May. An open house about those projects is scheduled for Wednesday, April 19, at the Benson City Council chambers.
Open house set Wednesday for Benson pedestrian, resurfacing projects
April 14, 2017 - 8:04am
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The state Highway 22 project will begin Monday south of Litchfield. Meeker County Road 1 has been marked as the detour. The project should be completed in June.
Highway 22 project to begin Monday south of Litchfield
April 14, 2017 - 7:05am
April 8, 2017
Minnesota Highway 23 north of Willmar is shown in this file photo. There are still gaps in the four-lane from Willmar to Interstate 94, and proposals this year to not address them. (Tribune file photo by Ron Adams)
Southwest MN transportation group says proposals fall short
April 8, 2017 - 6:05am
November 18, 2016
Nov 18 update: MnDOT advising no travel in parts of west central and southwest Minnesota
November 18, 2016 - 10:43am
October 24, 2016
Public open house for roundabout set for Thursday
October 24, 2016 - 7:41pm
October 17, 2016

Lindsey Knutson, District 8 planner with the Minnesota Department of Transportation, has been hosting meetings in the region to provide information and gather input on the 10-year capital improvement plan. Mel Odens, left, Kandiyohi County engineer and public works director, and John Stahl, Renville county commissioner, were among those attending a session with the Mid-Minnesota Regional Development Commission Oct. 7 in Litchfield.
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MnDOT hitting the road to get input on work ahead
October 17, 2016 - 6:00am
October 9, 2016
Highway 71 to reopen Monday from Blomkest to Olivia
October 9, 2016 - 7:08pm
September 11, 2016
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Tom Cherveny / West Central Tribune
Transportation funding gaps likely to grow
September 11, 2016 - 9:44pm
August 23, 2016
Hwy. 23 detour to end Friday between Clara City, Raymond
August 23, 2016 - 7:50pm
August 22, 2016
Normal traffic resumes on Nest Lake Bridge
August 22, 2016 - 8:10pm
July 11, 2016
MnDOT urges caution, potential for roadway flooding in Lac qui Parle, Chippewa counties
July 11, 2016 - 11:07am
Highway 12 resurfacing project begins July 18 between Benson, Kerkhoven
July 11, 2016 - 12:09am
July 9, 2016
MnDOT finds no need for EIS for Highway 23 gap
July 9, 2016 - 12:33am