The Minnesota Department of Transportation is drafting proposed changes for the Legislature to consider on how Corridor of Commerce projects are selected. Members of the Area Transportation Partnership for the Willmar MnDOT district indicated their support for the changes to a program that is making possible the Highway 23 "gap" projects.
A study recommends the Minnesota Department of Transportation consider an all-way stop at the Minnesota Highway 23 and Highway 7 intersection in Clara City to address safety concerns as well as reviewing the current signage there. It recommends considering a roundabout in future years if the severity of crashes increase.
The recent move by Jefferson Lines to the Central Community Transit bus shelter near Selvig International Park contributes to its role as a mobility hub. It's also the site for a WillmarBike hub and trail head for walking and biking routes.
Mike Nadeau of Mike Nadeau Street Rods and Auto Restoration has been toiling away behind closed doors in Backus, Minnesota, for 19 years, bringing classic cars back from the brink of the junkyards and crushers to live on as prized possessions.