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MISSION STATEMENT: Citizens Advocating for a 4-Lane Minnesota Highway 23

Join the Hwy 23 Coalition in supporting a 4-lane highway from I-90 in southwest MN to I-35 in northeast MN, which would be the only four-lane highway running north to south, increasing safety, encouraging mobility, and promoting growth. Help create a better option for efficient, safe transportation throughout the corridor.

Attract and retain manufacturing and other high-paying jobs, businesses, and skilled workers.

Provide logistics and warehousing businesses, with just-in-time inventory models, the four-lane accessibility that their industry requires.

Provide safe, reliable transportation that is crucial for our key industry sectors and the traveling public.

Build safe and adequate highways for transport of agriculture commodities and livestock that is important to small towns and rural areas in Greater Minnesota.

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Without Changes to Highway 23, Growth Can't Happen

These important accomplishments in safety and economic growth can
not be made without change and that change begins with you!

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Foster economic development

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Decrease traffic congestion
in Minneapolis/St. Paul

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Attract and retain businesses, jobs, & skilled workers

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Improve transportation from Sioux Falls, SD to Duluth, MN & Superior, WI

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Create opportunities for community growth, including population & tourism

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The Hwy 23 Coalition is Looking
To Our Economic Future

The Hwy 23 Project focuses on increasing the awareness of building a safer, more efficient Highway 23 Corridor. The Highway 23 Coalition has made large strides towards our goals and we continue to push forward toward our economic future.

  • Secured $105 million in Corridors of Commerce funding for two four-lane gaps between New London and Richmond, totaling 16 miles.
  • Provided support for traffic studies and work to implement transportation safety infrastructure along the corridor.
  • Built current membership to include 12 counties, 15 cities, 9 non-profits and over 60 businesses.
Highway 23 Priority Projects 2023

Join The Highway 23 Coalition

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Become a Member

Join our group of passionate go-getters helping make change happen. Complete our online form.

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Get Engaged

Promote a better option for efficient, safe transportation throughout the Hwy 23 Corridor.

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Create a 4-Lane Hwy 23

Change the transportation system from Sioux Falls, SD to Duluth, MN & Superior, WI with a 4-Lane MN Highway 23.

About The
HWY 23 Project

Highway 23 Coalition has 100+ members fully supporting the effort to fill the gaps in 4-lane access including:

62

businesses

15

cities

12

counties

Recent News

Kandiyohi County Board Support New Highway 23 Project

“Kandiyohi County Board supports a new Highway 23 project near Willmar”

This article from the West Central Tribune and was published November 14, 2022 by Staff Writer Shelby Lindrud. Kandiyohi County Board supports a new Highway 23 project near Willmar The Highway 23 Coalition continues on its...
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Coordinator Update: November 2022

Since the hire of the Highway 23 Coalition Coordinator, Tracy Duininck, work has continued to grow...
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“County approves resolution for Hwy. 23 expansion”

This article from the Lakes Area Review discusses the County's approval of a resolution in favor...
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