Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

US 71/CR 90 J-turn

Willmar

Traffic impacts

Current traffic impacts

  • There are currently no traffic impacts

Upcoming traffic impacts

  • Detour

About this project

Summary of work

  • Construction of Reduced Conflict Intersection, also called a J-turn, at the intersection of US 71 and Kandiyohi County 90.
  • MnDOT received funding from the Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) to construct a J-turn due to the amount of severe crashes at this location.
  • Reduced Conflict Intersections, such as J-turns, decrease fatalities and injuries caused by broadside crashes on four-lane divided highways.
  • Studies show a 70% reduction in fatalities and a 42% reduction in injury crashes where Reduced Conflict Intersections are used.