Southwest Minnesota TZD

Southwest Minnesota TZD Region

Southwest Minnesota TZD includes the counties of Big Stone, Chippewa, Kandiyohi, Lac qui Parle, Lincoln, Lyon, McLeod, Meeker, Murray, Pipestone, Redwood, Renville, Swift, and Yellow Medicine.
SW MN TZD group of law enforcement and high school students in front of emergency vehicles

Regional Seat Belt Data

The SW Minnesota regional seat belt usage in 2017 was 83.6 percent. This is a slight increase from the 2016 rate of 82.8 percent.

Crash Maps and Analysis

These maps show the locations of fatal and serious injury crashes in each Southwest region county between 2015 and 2019.


State TZD Program Coordinator

Kristine Hernandez



Regional TZD Coordinator

Melissa Hjelle


District Engineer

Jon Huseby

Minnesota Department of Transportation


Minnesota State Patrol

Captain Casey Meagher