State Patrol Reports Over 900 Crashes, Spinouts TuesdayTuesday's snowstorm snarled roads across the metro and southern Minnesota. Minnesota State Patrol reported 924 crashes and spinouts from 10 a.m. Tuesday to 10 a.m. Wednesday. Officials said 475 of those crashes were vehicles off the road and 449 included property damages.
MnDOT Digs Metro, Southern Minn. Out After Groundhog Day Snowstorm The Minnesota Department of Transportation is continuing its process of cleaning up Minnesota roads Wednesday morning.
Groundhog Day Snowstorm Drops Record Amount On Metro, Southern Minn.Minnesotans are digging out from a powerful storm that dropped a record amount of snow in the Twin Cities and created blizzard-like conditions to the south.
MN State Patrol: Hundreds Of Crashes, Spinouts In Tuesday StormMnDOT recommends no travel in southern Minnesota Tuesday night, and roads in the Twin Cities are not much better. The Minnesota State Patrol says 679 drivers crashed or spun out between 6 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. Tuesday on slick roads in the blowing snow.
MnDOT Suspends Work On High-Speed Train Between Twin Cities, RochesterWork on a proposed high-speed train line between the Twin Cities and Rochester has been suspended, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The suspension is pending a decision by the Olmsted County Regional Railroad Authority, which is expected next week.
Crews Work To Keep St. Croix River Flowing To Help With Bridge ConstructionArea lakes and rivers are beginning to freeze over as cold air finally moves in. But workers on the St. Croix River aren't too happy about that. Construction crews are working to keep the water moving so they can keep working on the new St. Croix Crossing.
MnPASS To Open On I-35E In St. PaulSome motorists in St. Paul will be able to cruise pass rush-hour traffic jams on Interstate 35E next week. The Minnesota Department of Transportation says the MnPASS Express Lanes will open to customers starting Monday, Jan. 4.
Snow Tapers Off After Winter Storm Dumps Over 9 Inches On SW Minn.Ready or not, winter is finally here in Minnesota. Snow fell throughout the night across the state, bringing impressive totals in the southwest. WCCO Weather Watchers reported 9.5 inches in Spring Grove and 8.2 in Alpha by Tuesday morning.
Minneapolis, MnDOT Gearing Up For Winter StormThe Minnesota Department of Transportation says the salt is ready, the plows are in gear, and crews are keeping a watchful eye on the winter storm forecasted to dump more than six inches of snow on a swath of southern Minnesota.
Budget For High Speed Rail Line Cut Nearly In HalfThe cost of a high-speed rail line between Minneapolis and Duluth has been cut nearly in half. The Northern Lights Express route would start in Minneapolis, making a few stops, along the 152 miles to Duluth and Superior.
MnDOT Uses Warm Weather To Prepare For The ColdWhile there may not be any snow on the ground yet, every good Minnesotan knows it's only a matter of time. No one understands this better than the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
MnDOT Preparing For First Big Snow In Twin CitiesThe first big snow of the season is coming to the Twin Cities metro area on Monday. The Minnesota Department of Transportation is urging drivers to be prepared.