Department of Transportation
The Stillwater Lift Bridge has opened to both car and boat traffic sooner than expected, the Department of Transportation announced Wednesday. The bridge resumed its normal lift schedule at 4 p.m. Wednesday.
Drivers beware: the Stillwater Lift Bridge is slated to close for a few hours at noon Wednesday.
Several times a day, cab driver Bashir Abdi takes a fare over Interstate 694 between New Brighton and Brooklyn Center. But his days are about to get much longer, and his patience much shorter.
Traffic restrictions are slated to begin Monday night on westbound Interstate-694 between East River Road and Highway 100 in Brooklyn Center, the Department of Transportation says. The restrictions were supposed to set in Sunday night, but equipment problems prompted a delay.
The fewest people died in Wisconsin traffic deaths in the month of May since the end of World War II, according to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. Thirty-three people died in Wisconsin crashes, 17 fewer than May 2012 and 19 under the five-year average for the month of May.
Authorities said three roadways re-opened at 5 p.m. Monday after being closed due to a late winter storm.
The signs are often changing: Is it worth 75 cents to jump in the carpool lane? Would you pay $3? $4?
The Department of Transportation (MnDOT) says the rain that fell early Saturday might have washed away the chemicals used to pre-treat Minnesota roads against ice.
Gov. Mark Dayton said Wednesday he opposes increasing the state’s gas tax “at this time,” putting him at odds with the man he appointed to lead Minnesota’s Department of Transportation.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation reports difficult driving conditions across much of the southern two-thirds of the state, with no travel advised in the Willmar area of west-central Minnesota.
Parts of eastern Minnesota and northern Wisconsin have been buried by up to a foot of snow, complicating travel for shoppers heading to stores on Black Friday.
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.
The closure of Highway 61 at the Hastings Bridge over the Mississippi River had been postponed. According to the Department of Transportation, crews and now going to float-in the main span of the bridge during the week of September 17.
The Target Field light rail station will get some sprucing up thanks to a $10 million federal grant from the Department of Transportation.
Starting Tuesday airline passengers will have more power. High profile cases, including one in Minnesota, led to the new rules.