Minnesota Department of Transportation

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News Release

June 15, 2016

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Area residents invited to open house on recommended corridor strategies for Hwy 23 through Marshall

WILLMAR, Minn. – Area residents, business owners and others are invited to attend an open house on Tuesday, June 21 from 4-6 pm in Marshall.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation and its partners, the city of Marshall, Lyon County and the Marshall Chamber of Commerce are conducting a safety assessment to evaluate the current and future performance of Highway 23 and develop short and long term strategies to manage the corridor now and in the future.

The open house will be held from 4 to 6 pm at the Marshall-Lyon County Library (201 C St. in Marshall) in the Community Room.  There will be a formal presentation at 4:30 pm on recommended corridor strategies to increase safety on Highway 23 through Marshall.

Community members are encouraged to come anytime between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. as there will be time before and after the presentation to give feedback on strategies as well as speak with staff from SRF Consulting Group and other assessment partners (City of Marshall, Marshall Area Transportation Group, Lyon County and MnDOT District 8).

Information gained from the community will be used as part of the safety assessment findings report which will be presented to the public.

Individuals not able to make the open house are encouraged to visit the web site at mndot.gov/d8/projects/hwy23marshallstudy/ to learn more about the project. 

To request an ASL or foreign language interpreter or other reasonable accommodation, call Janet Miller at 651-366-4720 or 1-800-657-3774 (Greater Minnesota); 711 or 1-800-627-3529 (Minnesota Relay). You may also send an e-mail to janet.rae.miller@state.mn.us.

For updated statewide road conditions and construction information, call 5-1-1 or visit www.511mn.org.

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