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News Release
July 25, 2011




Minnesota Department
of Transportation
District 3


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Hwy 23 expansion project from east of St. Cloud to Foley begins July 27

ST. CLOUD, Minn. — Motorists may encounter intermittent access and lane closures on Highway 23 from Highway 95 east of St. Cloud to Highway 25 in Foley beginning Wednesday, July 27. 


The four-lane expansion will take two years to complete and will improve safety, access and mobility on Highway 23. In 2011, crews will construct two new lanes. In 2012, they will reconstruct the existing two lanes.


During the project, crews will complete the following:


Additional work in Foley includes: 


During the 2012 construction season, motorists traveling on Highway 23 will be detoured via Highway 95 and Highway 25.     


Hoffman Construction Company of Black River Falls, Wis., is the prime contractor for the project.    


During construction and road maintenance work, the Minnesota Department of Transportation urges drivers to:



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