Minnesota Department of Transportation

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News Release

August 1, 2018

Open house for Hwy 23 project in Marshall set for August 7

WILLMAR, Minn. — An open house for the Hwy 23 Reduced Conflict Intersection Project is set for Tuesday, August 7, 2018, at the Marshall-Lyon Public Library, 201 C Street, Marshall. The open house will run from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. The public will have an opportunity to learn more about the project and ask questions.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation is constructing the Reduced Conflict Intersection, also referred to as a J-turn, at Hwy 23 and Lyon Street to increase safety. This type of intersection decreases fatalities and injuries caused by broadside crashes on four-lane divided highways because drivers only have to be concerned with one direction of traffic on the highway at a time. This will be the second Reduced Conflict Intersection in Marshall. The first RCI was installed at Hwy 23 and Saratoga Street in 2016.

A restricted left-turn lane will also be constructed at Hwy 23 and Clarice Street as part of the project. Work is scheduled to begin August 13, 2018. 

For more information on the project and to sign up for updates visit the webpage at www.mndot.gov/d8/projects/hwy23marshall.            

To request an ASL or foreign language interpreter, or other reasonable accommodation, contact Janet Miller at 651-366-4720 or 1-800-657-3774, 711 or 1-800-627-3529. You may also send an email to ADArequest.dot@state.mn.us

For more information on projects please visit www.mndot.gov/d8/projects.

For updated road condition information, call 511 or visit www.511mn.org.