News Flash

Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases

Posted on: November 13, 2019

Speed limit changes along MNTH 21 between Jordan and New Prague

The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) recently made speed limit changes for portions of MNTH 21 between New Prague and Jordan.  [Please see the map below for information regarding these changes.]


These changes are the result of a state-wide, 5-year MnDOT study that examined past crash rates, physical attributes of the highway, and an analysis of current driving speeds of all Minnesota two-lane roadways with a speed of 55 miles per hour.


Minnesota’s speed regulations are based on the concept that highways can operate safely at certain maximum speeds under ideal conditions.  Traveling too fast for conditions, such as on snow covered or icy roads, is illegal and can be issued a citation even if they are not exceeding the posted speed limit.


“We are reminding drivers to stay alert, to watch for and obey all posted speed limits, and be mindful of the weather and how it affects the roads,” said Sheriff Luke Hennen.  “Driving above the posted speed limit or speeding in adverse weather conditions can dramatically increase the probability that a motorist will be involved in a crash.”


20191113 Speed Limit Changes

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases

Plane Crash in Louisville Township

Posted on: November 23, 2019

Residential Fire – Louisville Township

Posted on: November 4, 2019

Incident on Minnesota River – Shakopee

Posted on: September 4, 2019

Incident on Minnesota River - Belle Plaine

Posted on: September 2, 2019

Domestic Assault Arrest in Prior Lake

Posted on: August 15, 2019

Residential Fire – Helena Township

Posted on: June 21, 2019

Donation from Shakopee Jaycees

Posted on: May 15, 2019

Dog Shot in Belle Plaine Township

Posted on: May 7, 2019

Fatal Snowmobile Crash

Posted on: March 3, 2019

Spring Lake Township Structure Fire

Posted on: February 11, 2019

Death Investigation - Arrest Update

Posted on: November 6, 2018

Rocks in Roadway - UPDATE

Posted on: October 29, 2018

MVEC Grant

Posted on: September 20, 2018

Fatal Motorcycle Crash

Posted on: September 4, 2018

Death Investigation

Posted on: August 29, 2018

MN Sheriffs’ Scholarship Program

Posted on: August 13, 2018

Flood Safety Advisory

Posted on: June 26, 2018

National Night Out 2018

Posted on: June 20, 2018

Water Safety Advisory

Posted on: May 22, 2018

Driver in Fatal Rollover Sentenced

Posted on: May 21, 2018

Hit & Run Crash - ARREST UPDATE

Posted on: May 10, 2018

Hit & Run Crash - UPDATE

Posted on: May 1, 2018

Hit & Run Crash

Posted on: May 1, 2018

Death Investigation

Posted on: March 8, 2018
R&D Donation Group Photo

K9 Donation

Posted on: February 23, 2018

House Fire In St. Lawrence Township

Posted on: January 16, 2018
Catfish Derby

Annual Youth Catfish Derby

Posted on: June 13, 2017

**LOCATED** Missing Juveniles

Posted on: April 20, 2017

Scott County Road Restrictions in Effect

Posted on: February 17, 2017