Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

May 4, 2016

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Hwy 23 detour between Holland and Pipestone begins May 9

WILLMAR, Minn. – The Highway 23 passing lanes (south) project began Monday, April 25.  The project will require a detour.  The construction of the passing lanes between Russell and Florence started first on April 25.  Construction of the passing lanes between Holland and Pipestone will begin Monday, May 9 at 6 a.m.

The passing lane that is being constructed south of Ihlen will be done under traffic and will utilize a flagger with pilot car.  Construction on the passing lane south of Ihlen is set to begin in late May/early June.

  

The Highway 23 passing lanes project is part of the Corridors of Commerce program, which the Legislature created in 2013. For more information about the Corridors of Commerce program, see www.mndot.gov/corridorsofcommerce/.

For more information on this, and all, projects please visit http://www.dot.state.mn.us/d8/projects/hwy23passinglanes/index.html.

For real-time travel information anywhere in Minnesota, visit http://www.511mn.org/  or dial 511.

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