Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Aug. 29, 2017

MnDOT completes Highway 23 Road Safety Audit, will present findings at public open house in Foley Sept. 11

ST CLOUD, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Transportation and Toward Zero Deaths partners invite all who are interested in improving safety on Highway 23 between Foley and Milaca to an open house where MnDOT will share its findings from the recently completed Highway 23 Road Safety Audit.

The open house will be held Monday, Sept. 11, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Foley City Hall, 251 Fourth Ave. N. A presentation will begin at 6:45, and will be followed by a question and answer session.

Those attending the open house will be able to learn about the Highway 23 Road Safety Audit and its findings, meet MnDOT staff and other traffic safety professionals involved with the Highway 23 Safety Audit, take home information and have questions answered. Representatives from the city of Foley and other agencies will also be on hand.

The Draft Highway 23 Road Safety Audit was be posted online by Sept. 8.

The Road Safety Audit is one part of a multi-agency effort to improve safety along Highway 23 in Benton and Mille Lacs counties. For more information about the Highway 23 safety improvement effort, or to learn how to get involved with traffic safety efforts along Highway 23, contact Tom Nixon at thomas.nixon@state.mn.us.

To request an ASL or foreign language interpreter, call 651-366-4720. To request other reasonable accommodations, call 651-366-4718; the Minnesota Relay service toll-free at 1-800-627-3529 (TTY, Voice or ASCII) or 711, or email your request to adarequest.dot@state.mn.us.

For real-time travel information anywhere in Minnesota, check www.511mn.org.

Learn more about Highway 23 safety efforts

Visit the project website, including the draft Road Safety Audit, at www.mndot.gov/d3/projects/h23foleytomilaca/

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