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Project To Add 3rd Lane To I-494 In Plymouth Kicks Off

A three-year project to add another lane to Interstate 494 in Plymouth is officially underway, following a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday morning. The stretch of 494 from Highway 55 to the Fish Lake Interchange is the only part of 494 that didn’t have three lanes.

07/23/2014

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Overturned Truck Dumps Beer Cans In Highway Median

A semi-truck that rolled on Interstate 29 in South Dakota dumped a trailer full of beer cans into the highway’s median.

06/12/2014

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Highway Was Dry When Vehicles Collided In Mankato, Killing 3

The highway was dry between St. Peter and Mankato when a car crossed the center median and hit an oncoming truck, killing three and injuring three others, authorities said.

03/17/2014

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Minn. Man Killed While Trying To Save Dog In Iowa

Authorities say a Minnesota man was fatally struck by a car on Christmas as he tried to capture his wandering dog on an Iowa highway.

12/26/2013

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Weekend Traffic Alert: 11 Road Closures To Be Aware Of

Heading out this weekend? You’re going to want to double check this list of road closures and construction projects in the metro area. The following are projects that may affect travel:

08/23/2013

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Weekend Road Construction Could Cripple Metro Traffic

MnDOT’s urging drivers to plan ahead this weekend due to several road construction projects around the metro. Highway projects include work on Highway 10 between West Main Street/Greenhaven Road and Seventh Avenue.

08/16/2013

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Plenty Of Highway Closures For This Weekend

It appears we are right smack dab in the middle of our least favorite season in Minnesota — construction. As such, a number of road construction projects will tangle up traffic through the weekend.

08/15/2013

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Several Highway Closures Hamper Weekend Travel

Drivers traveling around the metro are having to give themselves plenty of time to get to their destinations. Several of the major freeways in and around the Twin Cities are off limits until Monday’s morning rush hour.

08/11/2013

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Charges: Day Care Provider Was Drinking When Girl Wandered Onto Highway

A Pine County day care provider faces charges after a 22-month-old girl in her care walked away last week and onto a nearby highway. The little girl wasn’t hurt, but the day care provider told police she had been drinking vodka and taking cough syrup the afternoon the incident occurred, court documents say.

06/17/2013

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Man Charged In Crash That Killed Woman On Eagan Highway

A 24-year-old Minneapolis man has been accused of causing a two-vehicle crash in Eagan that killed a woman, the Dakota County Attorney’s Office announced Monday.

03/25/2013

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1 Killed In Head-On Crash In Yellow Medicine Co.

A driver has died in a crash on an icy highway in Yellow Medicine County early Monday morning, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

02/18/2013

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MnDOT Closes Interstate 94 In Western Minnesota

The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol are closing highways in western Minnesota due to hazardous road conditions.

02/10/2013

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Police: Wis. Man Tried To Give Baby To Passing Drivers

Milwaukee police say a man was arrested after he was seen running in traffic — trying to hand a baby to passing motorists.

05/24/2012

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Good Question: What’s The Best Day To Buy Gas?

There are a few things you can be sure of during the spring time. The grass will turn green, your taxes will be due and, just like Canadian Geese, your gas prices will start heading north.

04/03/2012

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Huge Tire Pile Concerns Andover Authorities

There are more than 11,000 cubic yards of the shredded tires waiting to be used as light weight fill to strengthen soggy soils under a shifting Hanson Boulevard in Andover.

01/31/2012

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