CSAH 3 Improvement Project

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Benton County's Location in Minnesota

Established in 1849, Benton is one of the original nine Minnesota counties.

Area: 408 Square Miles
Congressional District: 6
US Census Population (2010): 38,451
County Seat: Foley
Largest City: Sauk Rapids

Benton County is part of the St. Cloud Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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Benton County Vision:

Benton County strives to deliver efficient and effective services that will improve the lives of our residents, doing so in a fiscally responsible way.

Benton County Mission:

  • Provide excellent service
  • Make Benton County a great place to live and work, a great place to call home
  • Help our business community prosper
  • Keep the cost of government down through innovation, collaboration and technology

  • March 15, 2016


Bituminous Milling & Bituminous Surfacing CSAH 1– From TH 23 to CSAH 29

03/09/2017 -

Sealed bid proposals will be received until 10:00 AM on Friday, March 31, 2017, at the Benton County
Public Works Building, PO Box 247, 7752 Hwy 25 NE Foley, MN 56329 by Karri Thorsten, County
Auditor/Treasurer of Benton County, for the Bituminous Milling and Bituminous Surfacing of CSAH 1.


03/01/2017 -

Public Feedback and Participation Invited for Benton County 2017 Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan Update.

2016 State Conservationists of the year

02/28/2017 -

Benton County Board recognizes Rick and Marlene Schlichting for being named 2016 State Conservationists of the year. This is the first time the statewide award has gone to a Benton County farmer.

PACE Press Release

02/24/2017 -

Benton County announces new financing tool for energy efficiency & renewable energy improvements.

Spring Load Restrictions

02/17/2017 -

Spring Road Weight Restrictions will go into effect on Benton County Highways on Tuesday, February 21 at 12:01 a.m. (Midnight). These restrictions, which protect our roadways, will remain in effect until further notice.  

Spring 2017 Load Restrictions Map

02/17/2017 -

Please see the attached map for more information. 

Bids for County Highway Construction Projects

01/26/2017 -

Please refer to attachment for further information