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Tom Kvas of KGM Contractors, left, and Marlene Theel of Paynesville Motor and Transfer on Tuesday discuss the effect of the Minnesota Highway 23 bypass construction on school bus routes around Paynesvile. Tribune photo by Linda Vanderwerf

Paynesville area residents seek answers on Hwy. 23 plan

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PAYNESVILLE -- School bus routes and traffic flow will be concerns during construction of the Minnesota Highway 23 bypass around Paynesville.


However, many of the people at a construction open house Tuesday are anxious to see work begin.

Construction on Highway 23 is expected to begin April 26 and last through August 2012. A groundbreaking is set April 24.

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Linda Vanderwerf

I cover education issues for the West Central Tribune and have worked for the paper since 1995. I have worked in journalism since 1981.

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