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Delays are likely for bypass work

WILLMAR -- Motorists will encounter minor delays on Cemetery Road between Liberty Street and Airport Road in Paynesville beginning June 14 as materials are hauled for the Highway 23 bypass project, according to a news release from the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

Lake Avenue North in Paynesville will also be closed, likely until fall, from Minnie Street to 185th Street.

Stearns County roads 33 and 130 will remain open for traffic to access 185th Street.

The 7.5-mile, four-lane divided bypass project is located north of New London, from Kandiyohi County Road 6 to west of 263rd Avenue in Paynesville and includes grading, paving, construction of eight bridges and lighting.