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Letter: Intersection has major flaw

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opinion Willmar, 56201
West Central Tribune
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Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

The Business Highway 71/23 and County Road 24 intersection problem needs to have a significant flaw addressed.

Drivers attempting to cross the Highway 71 racetrack are hindered by literally dozens of metal road signs impeding a clear view of oncoming traffic approaching at high speed on a curve. From day one I commented that this intersection's odd visibility issues combined with high-speed traffic was a disaster waiting to happen.

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Clearing many non-essential signs from the area and lowering the speed on Highway 71 would make for a much safer situation. That would require someone to admit they made a mistake; but it would be cheap and simple, yet afford needed access for the neighborhood.

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