A Democratic-crafted House plan for publicly financed construction sprinkles a host of projects across Republican-held districts but it is far from clear that it can attract the needed GOP votes to pass.
State Capitol repairs, civic center expansions and veterans home upgrades are all expected to have a place in Gov. Mark Dayton’s plan for Minnesota-financed construction projects.
Upgrades for regional civic centers, construction at the Minneapolis Veterans Home and another phase of the Capitol renovation will all be part of a borrow-to-build package Gov. Mark Dayton intends to release next week.
An endangered bat could delay work on an Interstate 80 interchange that business and civic leaders hope will bring more businesses and jobs to Waukee and West Des Moines.
Falling temps and forecasted snow for Feb. 1-4 have caused MnDOT to postpone weekend construction on the Xerxes Avenue Bridge.
It’s among the oldest stretches of interstate in the Twin Cities metropolitan area, and at 124,000 vehicles traveling the beltway each day, Interstate 694 is also among the area’s most heavily traveled.
Caterpillar said on Monday that its 2013 profit could shrink if the world’s economy doesn’t pick up in the second half of the year, as mining companies and builders remain cautious about buying new gear.
Three construction firms submitted bids to build the new Minnesota Vikings stadium by Monday’s deadline, including one local company, according to the agency overseeing bidding.
Six firms are vying to manage construction of the $1 billion new Minnesota Vikings football stadium to be built in downtown Minneapolis.
Major traffic switches are planned throughout the weekend as construction activity winds down for the season on the Interstate 694 North Central Projects in Arden Hills.
Those hoping to use the train to get in and out of downtown Minneapolis should brush up on their Plan B.
Highway 169 will be closed in both directions between Valley View Road and I-494 beginning at 10 p.m. Friday, as crews stripe the roadway and continue work on bridge decks above it.
Caterpillar says the global economy is weaker than previously thought, and it’s cutting its profit and revenue guidance for 2012.
The drive between north and northeast Minneapolis will get a lot easier on Monday once the Plymouth Avenue bridge reopens.
Multiple lanes of Interstate 94 and ramps of Interstate 35E will close in the downtown St. Paul commons area Wednesday night for light-rail-related construction, the Department of Transportation says.