Records show a subcontractor involved in a fatal accident at the Minnesota Viking stadium construction site has received numerous citations for violating safety standards at its worksites.
All construction work on the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis has been stopped after a construction worker fell from the roof and died Wednesday morning.
A gas leak in Dakota County forced people to evacuate their homes and nearby buildings.
Motorists in the Twin Cities should expect delays this weekend as a portion of Highway 100 is closing. The Minnesota Department of Transporation says starting at 10 p.m. Friday, southbound Highway 100 will close over Highway 62.
After a summer of frustrating road closures, the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced part of Highway 169 will be closed for up to a year! A stretch of Hwy. 169 in Hopkins, Minnetonka and part of Edina will close in fall of 2016 to the fall of 2017. Lanes in both directions will be closed for the whole year.
With road construction season in full swing, there are a few big closures that will affect your drive time this weekend.
Drivers in Minneapolis will have yet another road closure to deal with beginning Monday night. Westbound Highway 62 will be inaccessible from southbound Interstate 35W starting at 10 p.m. Monday.
Construction will begin on a two-mile stretch of Arlington Avenue in Duluth Monday. The resurfacing and overlay project spans 2.8 miles of Arlington Avenue from Trinity Road to Arrowhead Road.
The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority and Mortenson Company will be going to mediation over millions of dollars in stadium construction costs. A statement released by the MSFA says they were notified by the company that a formal application was submitted to engage in mediation over disputed costs related to new Vikings stadium project.
The Vikings’ new $1 billion stadium will open in less than a year. As crews continue their work, David McCoy got a look inside at some of the features that will make U.S. Bank Stadium unique.
Drivers in the Twin Cities will need plenty of patience navigating road construction this weekend. The eastbound lanes of Interstate 394 have shifted into the HOV lanes.
Motorists should expect delays and a detour due to a major road closure in St. Paul this weekend.
Commuters traveling into downtown Minneapolis from western suburbs will get a break from a project that has created major tie ups the last two weeks.
If you live in the western suburbs, you’ve likely noticed all the road construction. MnDOT has projects on three major roadways right now, and they are creating some headaches for drivers.
Here are the four stories that you should know about for Monday, July 13, 2015.
Headaches start Monday morning for drivers who use Interstate 394 as part of their commute. The three westbound lanes of I-394 have been closed and all westbound traffic has been shifted onto the eastbound HOV lanes between I-94 and Highway 100.
If you happened to drive past the construction site for the forthcoming U.S. Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis, you may have had cause for alarm. A plume of smoke could be seen late Friday morning at the site.
As of Monday morning, there was less congestion on Nicollet Mall. Buses are not allowed on the downtown stretch because of construction work for the Nicollet Mall redesign. The construction project on Nicollet Mall is expected to last through 2017.
Beginning Monday morning, you won’t see any buses driving down Nicollet Mall for a while. Work will be underway on the Nicollet Mall project and during the 2015 construction season, the work will primarily consist of the installation or repairing of utility systems.
Minnesota’s unemployment rate has barely budged in a year and has registered at 3.8 percent for May. That’s within a tenth of a percent of what it was a year ago in June and a tick higher than it was in April.
There’s just no getting around it — road construction can be a real pain. But if you ask one Robbinsdale family, it is providing the highlight of their summer. Matt and Emily Barbero’s 2-and-a-half-year-old son is mesmerized by all the digging and dumping in his normally quiet neighborhood.
Construction of the new Vikings stadium hit several key milestones this week. With just over a year to go before construction is completed, several new features are starting to take shape. The roof truss that will support the entire roof of the stadium has been connected.
A public-works borrowing plan contains at least $320 million worth of construction projects. Top Minnesota lawmakers agreed to the package early Thursday and it is being prepared for a vote in the upcoming special session.
Construction on the Canadian Pacific Railway Bridge in St. Louis Park is closing northbound Highway 100 between Golden Valley and Edina this weekend. The Minnesota Department of Transportation says northbound Hwy 100 will be closed from 9 p.m. on June 5 until 5 a.m. on June 8.
Minnesota lawmakers will soon be meeting in special session, though Friday’s talks ended with no deal in place. It’s not clear whether they’ll plan to meet over the weekend to try to hammer out the details.