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Tim Henkel of the Minnesota Department of Transportation speaks during an informational meeting Friday morning in Willmar to discuss transportation planning in MnDOT's District 8 in the coming years, as well as plans for the entire state. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)

MnDOT won't add crash-prone intersection to 71/23 study


WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council had asked the state to include a crash-prone North Business 71 intersection in a study of improvements for a section of Highway 71/23 north of Willmar.

But the intersection won't be part of the study, said Dave Trooien, district engineer at the Minnesota Department of Transportation District 8 office in Willmar.

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