County Road Conditions

Categories: County State Aid Highways Last Updated: January 14, 2020

MNDOT Snowplow Safety:

Snowplows travel much slower than the posted speeds because it is most effective for clearing roads. The driver’s field of vision is severely restricted behind the truck, and the driver must rely on mirrors to see to the rear and side of the truck. Remember to:

  • Be patient, and remember snowplows are working to improve road conditions for your trip.
  • Stay back at least 10 car lengths between your vehicle and a plow.
  • Stay alert for snowplows that turn or exit frequently and often with little warning. They also may travel over centerlines or partially in traffic to further improve road conditions.
  • Slow down to a safe speed for current conditions. Snowplows typically move at slower speeds.

Don’t forget, we’re in the storm together. Be patient with the snowplows and drive according to road conditions.

Who is Responsible for Mailbox Damage During Winter Snow Events?
Please read the following news release:  Who is Responsible for Mailbox Damage During Winter Snow Events for details:


Please note this page is for County road information, not township, city or state roads. If you are looking for State of Minnesota road conditions, please visit :

CSAH 46-The resurfacing of highway #46 has been postponed and work will begin in the spring on the entire project instead of in two phases.

CSAH 1 -About 75% complete.  Construction will resume again once spring load restriction are lifted which is typically mid-May.  Once lifted, the portions that are still gravel will be reshaped and brought to grade.  Then paving will resume.Thank you local residents for your patience.

Tower Road Project: The resurfacing will most likely be delayed until spring.

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LAST UPDATED: 1/14/2020





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