Trunk Highway 8

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  1. Project Background
  2. We're working to improve Highway 8
  3. Project Limits
  4. Project Timeline
  5. Project Update
  6. FAQs
  7. Open House Summary
economic growth and vitalityHighway 8 is an important interregional corridor that serves a variety of transportation needs. It is vital to sustaining local commerce and energizing future economic growth and vitality.
commutersIn recent years, Highway 8 has become increasingly strained due to high levels of daily commuters, large trucks hauling freight, and spikes in weekend recreational traffic.
roadwayA proliferation of secondary roads and private driveways provide direct access to and from Highway 8 which contribute to safety and mobility issues.
crashThere have been a number of serious crashes in recent years, including 5 fatalities.


For more information on this project, please visit our website where you can sign up for project updates, or contact Joe K. Triplett, PE, County Engineer.

Phone: 651-213-8708
Email Joe Triplett
313 N Main Street
Room 400
Center City, MN 55012

Project Partners

Chisago County
Minnesota Department of Transportation
Washington County

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