Good Question: How Long Are Our Roads Supposed To Last?We are officially in road construction season -- also known as spring and summer in Minnesota. So, how long are our roads supposed to last? Good Question.
Highway 100 To Close Overnight Monday For Bridge WorkAn overnight Highway closure in the Twin Cities could cause some headaches for drivers Monday night into Tuesday morning. The Minnesota Department of Transportation said there will be an overnight closure of Highway 100 between Golden Valley and Edina.
U.S. Bank Stadium Needs Up To $4M In RepairsThe U.S. Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis was touted as being 90 percent complete earlier this week, but now it needs repairs that could cost up to $4 million. According to a spokesperson from Mortenson Construction, roughly one-third of the exterior panels on the stadium will have to be removed to fix water damage.
$11M Needed To Repair MN Capitol Parking RampState officials say they need nearly $11 million to repair a busy parking ramp near the Minnesota Capitol. The cable supports of the Centennial Parking Ramp are deteriorating, so crews have been working to shore up concrete support beams.
Dayton: $1.4B Bonding Bill Would Add Nearly 40K JobsGov. Mark Dayton is asking lawmakers to borrow $1.4 billion to tackle a massive to-do list of public construction projects. The Democratic governor released his proposed bonding bill on Friday.
Kellogg Boulevard Reopens In St. Paul, For NowThe city of St. Paul temporarily reopened Kellogg Boulevard near the Xcel Energy Center. It's been closed since last spring as crews make necessary repairs to the bridges that makeup the roadway.
MnDOT Uses Warm Weather To Prepare For The ColdWhile there may not be any snow on the ground yet, every good Minnesotan knows it's only a matter of time. No one understands this better than the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
I-94 In Rogers Reopens With More Lanes, Less TrafficDrivers traveling along Interstate 94 in the northwest metro are receiving some good news Tuesday. I-94 will now have more lanes, more ramps and less traffic.
Mediation Set For November In Vikings Stadium DisputeThe public authority overseeing the new Minnesota Vikings stadium and the main contractor building it are headed for a three-day mediation session next month over some disputed costs.
Stalled Construction On West River Parkway Closes Road Through DecemberIt could be months before part of West River Parkway is open to drivers again. In June 2014 a mudslide on the West Bank of University of Minnesota caused evacuations and road closures on West River Parkway.
Mpls. Exceeds $1B In Permits For 4th Straight YearMinneapolis has again passed the $1 billion mark for approved construction in 2015, the city announced Wednesday.
2 Construction Projects To Affect Traffic In Downtown MinneapolisA few construction projects are expected to have an impact on traffic patterns in downtown Minneapolis. City officials said that the two projects beginning on Monday would lead to closures on Portland and Park Avenues.