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Motorists use the Highway 23 bypass July 20 after it officially opened for travel. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

Ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday for Hwy. 23 bypass at Paynesville, Minn.


PAYNESVILLE -- The city of Paynesville will host a ribbon cutting event Thursday to celebrate the completion of the Highway 23 bypass.

The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Paynesville American Legion, 770 W. Business Highway 23.

The new bypass opened July 20, more than a month ahead of schedule. Motorists traveling east on Highway 23 now access Paynesville on Veterans Drive, formerly known as First Street, and westbound access remains the same.

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