Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

May 19, 2014

Orange barrels on a highway

Clean-up on Hwy 23 south of Granite Falls begins May 20

WILLMAR, Minn. — Motorists traveling on the southbound lanes of Highway 23 south of Granite Falls to south of Cottonwood will encounter lane closures while crews remove an asphalt binder spill on the road.      

Traffic will be directed through the work zone by flaggers.  Expect minor delays. 

Work is expected to be completed by late June, weather permitting.   

MnDOT urges motorists to always drive with caution in a work zone and reminds them never to enter a roadway that has been blocked with barricades or cones.

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