News Release

January 3, 2020
Contact: Sandra Schlagel, Public Affairs Coordinator
Office: 320-214-6362
Cell: 320-212-0067
Twitter:  @MnDOTsouthwest

Highway 71 blocked two miles south of Olivia
Motorists should seek alternate routes

WILLMAR, Minn. – (2:00 p.m.) An overturned semi is blocking traffic on Highway 71, two miles south of Olivia between 800th Avenue and 810th Avenue.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation advises motorists to seek alternate routes until further notice.

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