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April 24, 2023

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Hwy 23 South Gap groundbreaking celebration

The media are invited to attend a celebratory program and ceremonial groundbreaking for the four-lane expansion project on Highway 23 from New London to Paynesville, known as the South Gap. Construction on the South Gap begins spring 2023 and concludes in the fall of 2024.
When the North Gap (construction: 2022-2023 from Paynesville to Richmond) and South Gap sections are both complete, Highway 23 travelers will be able to experience continuous four-lane travel from Willmar to Foley.

Friday, April 28 at 1:30 p.m.

Roseville Township Hall, 15768 232nd Ave. NE, Hawick MN 56273

Nancy Daubenberger, MnDOT Commissioner
Federal and state lawmakers have been invited
County, city, and township elected officials
Highway 23 Coalition members
MnDOT staff and the project contractor