Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 23

New London

About this project

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Project summary

  • Build a J-turn at intersection of Hwy 23 & Hwy 9
  • Add safety improvements at locations (bump-outs & median refuge) along Hwy 9 in New London to enhance safety for walkers and bikers to cross Hwy 9
  • Replace sidewalk to meet Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards between 1st Ave. SW and 2nd Ave. SW
  • Replace retaining wall along the Mill Pond bridge

Kandiyohi County project

  • Kandiyohi County is also making improvements to the New London area in 2022
  • CR 40 will be re-aligned to connect with Hwy 9 (grading of road will be done in 2021, paving will take place in 2022)
  • A pedestrian underpass will be built under Hwy 23 to connect the "new" CR 40 to Hwy 9
  • A trail extension on the west side is also being built

Virtual open house

  • MnDOT is pleased to offer a virtual open house for the Hwy 23 & Hwy 9 safety improvement project.

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