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Business 71 intersection safety improvements begin Monday


WILLMAR -- Motorists will encounter lane closures on the Business 71 four-lane as a safety improvement project begins Monday at the Business 71/County Road 24/23rd Street Northeast intersection, announces the District 8 office in Willmar of the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

The new intersection design is expected to improve safety by reducing the number of injury crashes by approximately 80 percent, MnDOT said Friday.

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David Little
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