Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Jan. 13, 2017

Beams to be set on bridge overpass of Highway 23 the week of January 16

WILLMAR, Minn. – Beams for the Kandiyohi County Road 5 bridge overpass at Highway 23 are scheduled to be set the week of January 16, 2017.  Highway 23 traffic will be detoured in each direction on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 while the beams are set.  Motorists are advised to follow detour signs.

The Highway 23/Kandiyohi County 5 project is an effort to improve safety at the intersection of Highway 23 and Kandiyohi County 5.  This location has experienced a higher than expected crash rate, making it a sustained crash location.  The approximate construction cost is $3 million.

For more information on this project please visit www.dot.state.mn.us/d8/projects/hwy23kandi5/.

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