Recent Event Highlights: Flood delays MnDOT construction work, creates headaches for utility - Finance and Commerce, MnDOT: High Water Causes Closures on Hwy. 101 and Hwy. 41 - KSTP.com, Fowl light pole in Edina is now fair game - Minneapolis Star Tribune, MnDOT asks motorists, farm equipment operators to safely share the road during ... - Alexandria Echo Press, MnDOT opts for longer-term fix of Highway 27 - Finance and Commerce, MnDOT Closes Roards in Southern Minnesota - Gossip Jackal, and 130 more...
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Flood delays MnDOT construction work, creates headaches for utilityFinance and Commerce... more than 8 inches of rain on a band of communities stretching from Windom to Winnebago; the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) has . ...
St. Peter HeraldMnDOT: High Water Causes Closures on Hwy. 101 and Hwy. 41KSTP.comThe closures will last until further notice, MnDOT says. The right lane of I-35W northbound closed Monday morning at 10:00 am to allow MnDOT crews to build ...MnDOT closes southwest metro bridge, works to keep I-35W from floodingMinneapolis / St. Paul Business JournalMnDOT: Hwy. 101 Likely To Close In ShakopeeWCCOHwys. 41 and 101 closed over Minn. RiverMinneapolis Star TribuneShakopee Valley News -Mankato Free Press -KTTCall 116 news articles »
Fowl light pole in Edina is now fair gameMinneapolis Star TribuneLaws prevent destroying active nests, so MnDOT held off removing the pole until the adults and this year's three offspring were gone. ...and more »
MnDOT asks motorists, farm equipment operators to safely share the road during ...Alexandria Echo PressMotorists traveling on Minnesota highways this fall need to be aware of large farm equipment transporting crops to markets, grain elevators and processing ...and more »
Finance and CommerceMnDOT opts for longer-term fix of Highway 27Finance and CommerceMnDOT opened bids for the project on Friday. Central Specialties Inc. submitted the apparent low bid of $5.16 million, edging out four competitors. ...
FOXNewsMnDOT Closes Roards in Southern MinnesotaGossip JackalMnDOT has closed many roads across the southern part of the Minnesota as a result of flooding. Highway 52 was also affected. ...Minnesota Department of Transportation (MNDOT) Flood Alerts IssuedThe News of TodayRoads Closed Across SE MinnesotaKAALtv.comFlooding closes Interstate 35 south of OwatonnaKSFYRepublican Eagle -Minnesota Public Radio -West Central Tribuneall 798 news articles »
US Highway 52 still closed north of RochesterWXOW.comMnDOT is now sending southbound traffic on Highway 52 west on Highway 60 to Wanamingo, south on Highway 57 to Kasson, then east on Highway 14 to Highway 52 ...Flooding closes Highway 52 south of metro; damage may take week to repairPioneer PressGoodhue County floods: How they unfoldedRepublican Eagleall 19 news articles »
FOX 9 NewsExpect Slow Traffic With I-35E Closure In N. MetroWCCOMnDOT will close Interstate 35E and Anoka County Road 14 at 10 pm Friday for the removal of the old County Road 14 bridge that is above I-35E. ...Portions of I-35E closed this weekend for bridge removalMinnesota Public RadioWeekend Construction Closes 2 Major InterstatesFOX 9 Newsall 11 news articles »
Northbound and southbound Highway 52 are closed due to flooding near Pine Island, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Long-term Northbound Highway 52 Detour: Traffic should go east on Olmsted County Road 14 (75th Street), north on Highway 63, west on Highway 60 (Zumbro...
MnDOT Closes Hwy. 65 Median After CrashesWCCOMnDOT cited the increased number of crashes at the highway's intersection with 133rd Avenue for the closure, which will go into effect Friday morning. ...and more »
KSTP.comMnDot Warns Drivers of Large Farm Equipment on State Hwys.KSTP.comMnDot officials are planning to see traffic from large farm equipment as farmers begin to transport crops to markets, grain elevators and processing plants. ...MnDOT urges motorists, farmers to share the roadWest Central Tribuneall 9 news articles »
MNDot Commissioner Tom Sorel details the record number of road construction projects underway this year. He also discusses with Julie Bartkey the condition of the state's bridges, following the 3rd anniversary of the 35W bridge collapse.
Accident involving a semi trailer and an MNDoT truck shuts down interstate 94 between 15 and 75. We were stranded over an hour and a half before we were allowed to turn around on the shoulder and return to the previous exit.
'Tis the season for road constructionPine JournalMnDOT is also putting in pedestrian crossing signals that have sound, which alerts visually-handicapped people when it is safe to cross. ...
Rogers pitches three projects in DCStar NewsDavis points to studies conducted by the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) that indicate fatalities and injuries can be reduced by 20 percent ...
City refutes claim of trespassingPrinceton Union EagleThe state owns Highway 95 and state highway matters are administered by the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT). Rum River Drive, more formally ...Project detour already 'a big fat headache' for many residentsPrinceton Union Eagleall 2 news articles »
Inside Look at MnDOT Construction ProjectsFOX 9 News... 8 pm There will also be some lane closures on Interstate 94 near the interchange. VIDEO (left) Kent Barnard with MnDOT talks about some of the projects.
A full inspection of the Winona Bridge began Monday, June 21 and the inspection will take about a week, depending on weather. The 70 year old Winona bridge is showing it's age, but MnDOT made a commitment to the community of Winona in 2008 to monitor and maintain the bridge. This latest in-depth inspection is another way we are keeping our promise. MnDOT thanks all the motorists, and the people of Winona, for their patience during this comprehensive inspection of the Winona Bridge.
Elk Run construction date announcedPost-BulletinHe said Pine Island and MnDOT, which collaborated with Tower in producing the announcement, are apparently satisfied that the project is on sound footing. ...
Jefferson Highway in Maple Grove to close for Highway 610 constructionCoon Rapids ECM PublishersFor more information on the Highway 610 project, call the project information line at 1-800-610-5480 or visit www.mndot.gov. A complete project schedule and ...Highway 61 construction set to begin ThursdaySouth Washington County Bulletinall 2 news articles »
Routine in-depth bridge inspectionWXOW.comMNDot employees starting inspecting the Hwy 43 bridge Monday morning and will continue to throughout the week if weather permits. ...Corrosion chiseled away as inspection continues on Interstate BridgeWinona Daily Newsall 6 news articles »
The Times Of USAGrandma's Marathon: a first for MNDOT maintaining cone zones during the raceFOX 21 OnlineMNDOT is trying to make it as easy as possible to do that during this, the first marathon that they've had to maintain their cone zones. ...Grandma's Marathon Challenges Runners and MotoristsCentre Daily Timesall 195 news articles »
This is a short video from the Minnesota Department of Transportation summarizing the construction and traffic conditions in Duluth right before Grandma's Marathon. Find more at www.dot.state.mn.us
Knife River Materials Secures $30 Million in MnDOT WorkMarketWatch (press release)BEMIDJI, Minn., Jun 11, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Knife River Materials -- Northern Minnesota Division will have a busy summer, working on three large ...and more »
'A fairly simple fix': MnDOT works on Interstate Bridge gusset platesWinona Daily News(Fred Schulze/Winona Daily News) MnDOT crews were also busy Tuesday making emergency repairs to the closest Mississippi River crossing to Winona, ...Lane closed on I-90 bridge due to pavement blow upWKBTWinona bridge repairs set for TuesdayLa Crosse TribuneMore structural problems found on bridge spanning Wis., Minn.Daily Reporter (blog)KTTC -Finance and Commerce -MinnPost.comall 12 news articles »
This video is courtesy of Gary Harcourt of Great Rock Windpower, who was the Installation technician for this Endurance Machine in Minnesota.
Hwy 169 Triangle Project - Minnesota Department of Transportation Animation (Mn/DOT) - This project is currently under construction.
...bridges due to flooding, evening traffic trying to head south on Highway 169 has backed up for more than a mile onto eastbound 494. MnDOT has drawn the basic design of the new interchange that it will put out for bid in November. Metro District Engineer Scott...
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Traffic Camera Catches Explosive Storm Sewer Flooding. Footage from MN DOT traffic camera video from 35th Street and Interstate 35W of the storm sewer during heavy rain. The heavy rain trapped air in the drain system causing it to push the water back up the storm sewer system and exploding straight up in the air like a geysers. Catalog # 07112004B_MNDOT Total Run Time: 05;55;26 Format: SD Traffic Camera
07/03/1999 Traffic Camera Catches Explosive Storm Sewer Flooding. MN Dot traffic camera video from 35th Street and Interstate 35W of the storm sewer during heavy rain. The heavy rain trapped air in the drain system causing it to push the water back up the storm sewer system and exploding straight up in the air like a geysers. Go to www.bnvn.com to see the full raw video that we have from this event.
A look at what to expect later this year in South Minneapolis
MNDOT released a video showing the bridge and aftermath of the collapse. Drivers try to get off the bridge.
McColl inquires about MnDOT's AG 'opinion' about 13-101 projectSavage PacerPublic Works Director John Powell said he inquired with MnDOT and found out there is not an AG opinion. Rather, it's a matter of how the state statute ...
Despite winter snowstorm, MnDOT and MSP airport working to keep travelers movingKAREMINNEAPOLIS -- MnDOT urges motorists to take it easy on the road, no matter which direction they're heading Christmas Day. ...MnDOT Plow Hit by Semi, OverturnsFOX 9 Newsall 3 news articles »
Snow Plow Involved in Multi-Car Crash in AnokaKSTP.comMnDOT spokesperson Kent Barnard said, "It's the second crash involving a plow this season... We don't like seeing any. It's concerning to us. ...1 Injured In Highway 50 Multi-Car CrashKCRA.comMan killed in Highway 1 crashSanta Ynez Valley Newsall 5 news articles »
The snow's first waveFOX 21 OnlineBack on the ground, more than 90 MNDOT snow plow drivers in northeast Minnesota on rotating 12–hour shifts begin work at 2am. While the lull in the storm ...
State Patrol Deals with Heavy Weather and Holiday TravelKEYCMnDOT is advising no travel in southwestern Minnesota as a winter storm continues its Christmas visit.Officials say snowplows would be on the roads until at ...Storm Travel ConcernsKAALtv.comHoliday wrecks may claim 18 lives, state patrol saysGainesville TimesState Patrol Advises Against Traveling in StormWSAWKAALtv.com -KEYC -WSAWall 7 news articles »
Northland's NewsCenterNo travel advised in southwest MinnesotaMarshall IndependentMNDOT issued the advisory at about 5:45 pm today. Snow plows were to remain out until early evening unless it was necessary to pull them off for safety ...Snow storm's second wave underway; one fatality reported on Minnesota roadsStillwater GazetteSnow piling up across MinnesotaMinnesota Public RadioNo Travel Advised in SW Minnesota Christmas EveFOX 9 Newsall 84 news articles »
KAREMinn. roads treacherous; blizzard to pick upWXOW.comIn southwestern Minnesota, MnDOT officials say snowplows would be on the roads until at least early evening but could be pulled off. ...Eau Claire Woman Killed in Icy CrashFOX 9 Newsall 91 news articles »
Mn/DOT advises people to leave for their destinations earlyKAREMnDOT has its fleet of plows prepped and ready to go. "We're prepared," Kent Barnard said, of Mn/DOT. "We can mobilize a fleet in July. ...and more »
New York Daily NewsWatch is now a warning: Storm on the wayChanhassen VillagerPAUL — The Minnesota Departments of Public Safety (DPS) and Transportation (MnDOT) encourage motorists to use safe and smart driving practices as a major ...Winter Storm Watch continues through FridayAustin HeraldHuge winter storm plods through West, MidwestSioux City Journalall 1,643 news articles »
Hitting the road? MnDOT offers safety tipsPost-BulletinThe holiday season is a wonderful time for friends and family to get together. People across the country will be packing their vehicles ...and more »
The day after saying that a passenger rail line from Minneapolis to Duluth could cost $1 billion, the state transportation official who talked about that price tag was shocked by what he heard at a public meeting in Cambridge:
"Just get it
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Crookston Minnesota's old and new, poor and better off. The rewarded and the penalized.
downtown Crookston. This because the traffic lights are located on State of Minnesota controlled city streets (MNDOT). One critical question that needs to be asked is what does MNDOT (headquartered in St. Paul 345 miles away) know about traffic flow in downtown Crookston? Why the need for 20 second lights in a community which is rapidly aging? Outdated methods or not paying attention? And if MNDOT defers to the local government, why hasn't Crookston intervened and acted? Will it take a ...
Highway 43 Bridge: Mn/DOT Installs Gauges for Safety Tests
shows the future highway project for Interstate 494 in Bloomington / Richfield, Minnesota. This animation travels from west to east and crosses the interchage at I-35W. Interstate 494 is part of the beltway which serves the Minneapolis / Saint Paul metropolitan area. The animations are from the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MNDOT). ... I-494 I-35W Interchange Minnesota Minneapolis Interstate Highway Roads Bloomington Richfield Transportation MNDOT Twin Cities Infrastructure ...
This video shows the future highway project for Interstate 35W in Bloomington / Richfield, Minnesota. This animation travels from south to north and crosses the interchange at I-494. I-35W is one of the main arteries which serves Minneapolis, MN. The animations are from the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MNDOT). ... I-35W I-494 Interstate Highway Minnesota Minneapolis Bloomington Richfield MNDOT Transportation Infrastructure Superhighway Interchange Twin Cities ...
...the value of contracts to minority- and women-owned businesses came in at just over half that amount. It caused MnDOT officials to announce recently they're reducing that goal by nearly half for next year, to just over 8 percent. ...
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