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Co Rd 5 near Willmar closed for RR crossing repairs

WILLMAR -- A section of Kandiyohi County Road 5 near Willmar is closed to traffic today and for the rest of this week while repairs are being made at the Burlington Northern/SantaFe Railroad crossing.

The work began this morning at the crossing, located south of state highway 40.

The Kandiyohi County Public Works Department office in Willmar said the road will be closed until late in the day on Friday.

Through traffic on County Road 5 will be diverted east on Industrial Drive Southwest, east on Willmar Avenue Southwest, south on 22 Street Southwest and west on County Highway 15.