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News Release

June 15, 2010



Minnesota Department of Transportation
District 8
2505 Transportation Road
Willmar, MN 56201

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Minor delays on Highway 55 in Paynesville begin June 21






WILLMAR, Minn. - Motorists will encounter minor delays on Highway 55 between Stearns County Road 130 and North Grande Street in Paynesville beginning Monday June 21, as earth moving equipment crosses Highway 55 to haul materials for the Highway 23 bypass project.



Flaggers will direct Highway 55 motorists through the work zone until fall 2010.



The 7.5-mile, four-lane divided bypass project is located from Kandiyohi County Road 6 to west of 263rd Avenue in Paynesville and includes grading, paving, construction of eight bridges and lighting.



The project will improve mobility and safety for motorists traveling along the Highway 23 corridor and allows Highway 23 to remain an important connection between Willmar and St. Cloud.



For updated statewide traffic, construction, weather and travel information, visit www.511mn.org/ or call 5-1-1 or log on to www.dot.state.mn.us/




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