Minnesota State Highway 68
|Maintained by Mn/DOT|
|Length:||141.026 mi (226.959 km)|
|Existed:||1920 – present|
|West end:|| SD 22 at Fortier Township,
at Minnesota — South Dakota state line
|US 14 / MN 15 at New Ulm|
|East end:||US 169 / MN 60 near Mankato|
|Counties:||Yellow Medicine, Lincoln, Lyon, Redwood, Brown, Blue Earth|
Minnesota State Highway 68 (MN 68) is a highway in southwest and south-central Minnesota, which runs from South Dakota Highway 22 at the South Dakota state line near Canby, and continues east to its eastern terminus at its intersection with U.S. Highway 169 and State Highway 60 in South Bend Township near Mankato.
Highway 68 is 141 miles (227 km) in length.
Highway 68 has concurrencies with:
- State Highway 19, east of Marshall.
- U.S. Highway 14, west of New Ulm.
- State Highway 15, south of New Ulm.
Highway 68 was authorized in 1920 between Canby and Marshall.
Its western terminus was extended to the South Dakota state line in 1934.
In 1963, Highway 68 was expanded easterly between Marshall and Mankato by consolidating former State Highway 93 and State Highway 83, and re-numbering them 68.
|Yellow Medicine||||0.000||0.000||SD 22||Continuation into South Dakota|
|Lyon||Marshall||38.653||62.206||US 59||West end of US 59 overlap|
|39.214||63.109|| US 59
|East end of US 59 overlap
West end of MN 19 overlap
|Redwood||Westline Township||51.055||82.165||MN 19||East end of MN 19 overlap|
|New Avon Township||76.321||122.827||US 71||South end of US 71 overlap|
|76.820||123.630||US 71||North end of US 71 overlap|
|Brown||Home Township||99.010||159.341||MN 4||North end of MN 4 overlap|
|Sleepy Eye||102.034||164.208|| MN 4
|South end of MN 4 overlap
West end of US 14 overlap
|New Ulm||115.842||186.430|| US 14
|East end of US 14 overlap
North end of MN 15 overlap
|Cottonwood Township||119.708||192.651||MN 15||South end of MN 15 overlap|
|Blue Earth||South Bend Township||141.228||227.284||US 169 / MN 60|
|1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi
- "Statewide Logpoint Listing" (PDF). Minnesota Department of Transportation. Retrieved 22 December 2011.
- Minnesota DNR web page for Minneopa State Park - Link
- Minnesota State Legislature (2010). "§ 161.114, Constitutional Trunk Highways". Minnesota Statutes. Minnesota Office of the Revisor of Statutes. Retrieved October 26, 2010.
- Riner, Steve. "Details of routes 51–75". The Unofficial Minnesota Highways Page. Self-published. Retrieved October 26, 2010.[self-published source]