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Detour scheduled to begin Monday on County Road 55

WILLMAR -- Weather permitting, a detour will begin Monday on Kandiyohi County Road 55 as crews install a piping system for Willmar's new wastewater treatment facility.

The detour will last for about a month.

County Road 55 will be closed about a quarter-mile north of the intersection of County Roads 55 and 15. (County Road 55 had been known as County Road 5 until last year when a section of the highway was rerouted with new construction.)

Traffic northbound on County Road 55 will be diverted northeast 1.5 miles on County Road 15/19th Avenue Southwest) to County Road 5/30th Street Southwest, then north 0.3 of a mile on County Road 5 and then west 0.9 of a mile on state Highway 40 to access County Road 55.

Traffic southbound on County Road 55 will be diverted east 0.9 of a mile on Highway 40, then south 0.3 of a mile on County Road 5 to County Road 15, and then southwest 1.5 miles on County Road 15 to access County Road 55.

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