Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Oct. 27, 2016

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Public open house for Hwy 7 project to be held in Clara City

WILLMAR, Minn. – MnDOT is hosting an open house on Thursday, Nov. 3 from 5:00-6:30 pm at City Hall (215 NW First St.) in Clara City to discuss the upcoming Highway 7 resurfacing project. 

The Highway 7 project will require a detour due to the extensive nature of the repair work.

Traveling east the detour will take motorists north on Highway 23 through Clara City; CR 7 near Raymond to CR 3 east to US 71 south.

Traveling west the detour will take motorists north on US 71, west on CR 3 to CR 7 near Raymond to Highway 23.

Information about the 2017 roundabout that will be constructed at the intersection of US 71 and Highway 7 near Blomkest will also be available.

For more information on the Highway 7 project, visit mndot.gov/d8/projects/hwy7/index.html

For more information on the roundabout, visit mndot.gov/d8/projects/hwy7hwy71roundabout/

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

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