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One of the most dangerous intersections in the area, Highway 23 and Kandiyohi County Road 5 near Willmar, is slated for a major renovation that includes a bridge over Highway 23. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

Major project: Crash-prone intersection near Willmar prompts overpass plan


WILLMAR –– One of the most dangerous intersections in the region is targeted for a significant reconstruction project.

Kandiyohi County Road 5, which crosses state Highway 23 southwest of Willmar, has a crash rate that is higher than expected and the Minnesota Department of Transportation said it exceeds the “critical crash rate.”

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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