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Subcontractor In Fatal Stadium Accident Has Past Safety Citations

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.

08/27/2015

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Construction Worker Dead After Fall From Vikings Stadium

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.

08/26/2015

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Farmington Gas Leak Causes Evacuation Of Nearby Buildings

A gas leak in Dakota County forced people to evacuate their homes and nearby buildings.

08/24/2015

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Southbound Highway 100 In Edina Closing Friday

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.

08/19/2015

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Upcoming Construction Project To Close Parts Of Hwy. 169 For 1 Year

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.

08/19/2015

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Big Road Closures Affecting Weekend Driving

With road construction season in full swing, there are a few big closures that will affect your drive time this weekend.

08/14/2015

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Closures Begin On Southbound I-35W Ramp To Westbound Hwy 62

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.

08/10/2015

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Construction To Begin On Arlington Avenue In Duluth

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.

08/07/2015

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MSFA, Mortenson In Dispute Of Millions In Vikings Stadium Costs

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.

08/06/2015

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State-Of-The-Art Features Make New Vikings Stadium One-Of-A-Kind

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.

08/03/2015

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Weekend Road Work Closes Parts Of I-394, I-94

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.

08/01/2015

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Eastbound I-94 In St. Paul To Close Friday

Motorists should expect delays and a detour due to a major road closure in St. Paul this weekend.

07/27/2015

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Talking Points: Is There Too Much Construction In The West Metro?

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.

07/26/2015

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3 West Metro Construction Projects A Pain For Drivers

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.

07/16/2015

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4 Things To Know: I-394 Construction, Greece Debt, Starbucks & More

Here are the four stories that you should know about for Monday, July 13, 2015.

07/13/2015

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Tough Rush Hour Expected As Construction Begins On Eastbound I-394

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.

07/13/2015

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Fire Reported At Vikings Stadium Construction Site

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.

07/10/2015

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Nicollet Mall Businesses Brace For Massive Construction Project

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.

07/06/2015

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Nicollet Mall Closed To Bus Traffic Starting Monday

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.

07/05/2015

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May Brings Small Shift In Minnesota Unemployment Picture

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.

06/18/2015

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Road Construction Brings Smiles, Joy To Robbinsdale Family

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.

06/17/2015

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Vikings Stadium: Roof Truss Connected, Last Concrete Poured

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.

06/05/2015

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Bill With $320M In Construction Projects Primed For Votes

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.

06/04/2015

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Northbound Hwy 100 To Close Between Hwy 62, I-394

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.

06/02/2015

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Lawmakers Prepare For First Session Out Of Capitol Building Since 1881

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.

05/29/2015

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