It’s one of the issues that appear to be uniting Republicans and Democrats alike: The Northstar Commuter Rail delays.
Three days after some of the worst driving conditions in recent memory, plenty of people were still late to work, but the roads weren’t the culprit. The Northstar Commuter Rail line was once again delayed for commuters coming in from the northwest, with Monday morning delays of 60 to 90 minutes reported.
Many riders who depend on the Northstar Commuter Rail are frustrated. In four of the past five weekdays, some routes have had delays of 20 minutes or more, causing many passengers to arrive late to work or school.
A legal challenge has forced the state to delay a $468 million bond sale to finance the new stadium for the Minnesota Vikings, state officials announced Sunday, saying the lawsuit jeopardizes plans to open the facility for the 2016 season as well as a nearby $400 million development.
You’ll want to give yourself some extra time on your way into work Monday morning. The plows haven’t been able to clear all the snow that fell Sunday. And the biggest reason for the delays? A coating of ice beneath that new layer of snow.
Get ready for some major traffic trouble Monday. That’s when a five-month road project begins on Interstate 694 — one of the busiest roadways in the north metro.
A number of roads will be closing later this week as construction crews begin working on resurfacing projects around the Twin Cities. MnDOT says that the first of eight week’s worth of delays and detours will affect motorists using Highway 169.
Drive down any major freeway around the metro and you’re bound to hit some type of road construction. The Minnesota Department of Transportation has dozens of projects underway in the Twin Cities, but this construction season is off to a slow start. The dreary weather is putting a damper on how often crews are able to get to work.
Drivers will experience overnight delays and a detour in both directions of Interstate 94 next week, as crews work on the Lowry Tunnel.
Heading to the airport? Be sure to pack your patience. The FAA has begun furloughing its employees, including air traffic controllers, starting Sunday.
More than 150 flights have been canceled so far Sunday at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
Drivers beware — major delays and a detour is coming to the eastbound lanes of Interstate 94 in Minneapolis next weekend.
Heavy fog means drivers may need a little extra time getting to work — it may cover hidden dangers on the road.
Drivers should expect delays on eastbound Interstate 94 between Cedar Avenue and Highway 280, starting at 11 p.m. Tuesday.
Motorists in northeastern Minnesota will encounter slow-moving traffic on Highway 61 near Split Rock River.