Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

MN-23: I-90 to Willmar

Corridor information

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Corridor background

The corridor runs 140 miles from Willmar to I-90. As an Inter-regional corridor, this highway serves as a key transportation connection for Southwest Minnesota. The corridor primarily serves agricultural businesses.

Current corridor characteristics


  • 2009 AADT: 2,500 – 9,000
  • 2009 HCADT: 200 – 1,000
  • Key Highway Connections: I-90, US-71, US-212
  • Number of lanes: 2-4

Public Transit

  • Granite Falls Heartland Express
  • Kandiyohi Area Transit
  • Pipestone County Transi
  • Prairie Five Rides
  • Rock County Heartland Express
  • Western Community Action—Community Transit

Key Airports

  • Marshall, Willmar


  • Casey Jones State Trail (Pipestone-Woodstock)


  • BNSF (South Dakota to Willmar)
  • Canadian Pacific (South Dakota to New Ulm)

Major Industries

  • Agriculture production, small manufacturing