Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Oct. 12, 2016

Orange barrels on a highway

Detours on Hwy 23 to be removed October 14

WILLMAR, Minn. – The detours on Highway 23 south of Granite Falls and north of Raymond will be removed and the road opened to traffic by the end of the day Friday, October 14.

The project started May 2nd with the construction of passing lanes between Russell and Florence in southwest Minnesota.  The detour south of Granite Falls and north of Raymond were the last two remaining project detours.

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 www.dot.state.mn.us/d8/projects/hwy23passinglanes/.

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

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