Minnesota Department Of Transportation

Safety Tips For Future Drone OwnersPlanning to get yourself or a loved one a drone during this holiday season? Then the Minnesota Department of Transportation wants to make sure you or your loved ones fly it safely.
MnDOT Uses Drone To Inspect Duluth's Blatnik BridgeThe Minnesota Department of Transportation's plan to use drones for bridge inspections took another step forward with the testing of the idea on the state's largest bridge in Duluth.
Good Question: What's The Best Lane For Rush Hour?Over the course of the year, the Minnesota Department of Transportation estimates Twin Cities metro drivers sit in traffic for 34 hours. Some people always try to make their way over to the left lane, while others stick to the right.
4 Things To Know: Deputy Remembered In Aitkin Co, Lindsay Lohan For President & MoreFrom a community mourning the loss of a 24-year police veteran to new regulations on drones to Lindsay Lohan, here's a look at the top four stories for Monday, Oct. 19, 2015.
MnDOT Using Drones To Assist In Bridge InspectionsAs drones become more widely used in everyday life, one state agency is taking these unmanned aerial vehicles to new heights. The Minnesota Department of Transportation is studying how drones can make all of us safer by looking for defects in bridges.
Eviction & Toxic Spray: How MnDOT Cleans Bridges Of The HomelessHomeless Twin Cities residents are regularly evicted from encampments for MnDOT "bridge cleaning."
New MnPASS Lanes Could Be Coming To North MetroThe Minnesota Department of Transportation wants to add new MnPASS lanes in the north metro just outside of the Twin Cities.
Snowplow Drivers, Start Your Engines!Just in time for a summer-like weekend, snowplows will be on the road. Yes, you heard that right, snowplows! More than 100 drivers are starting to practice and train for what this year's winter weather will bring.
Motorists Urged To Safely Share Roads With Farm MachinerySafety officials are urging motorists to safely share the road with farm equipment as the harvest gears up. The Minnesota Department of Transportation says drivers need to watch out for slow-moving farm machinery transporting crops to markets, grain elevators and processing plants, especially on rural two-lane roads.
Community Leaders Aim To Improve 'Walkability' Of MinnesotaThe Surgeon General is asking Americans to improve their health by walking more, and community leaders in Minnesota are already taking action.
MnDOT/WisDOT: St. Croix Bridge Project Will Not Be Completed On ScheduleThe Minnesota and Wisconsin Departments of Transportation announced Friday that the new bridge linking Stillwater to Hudson will not be completed on schedule in the Fall of 2016.
MnDOT: I-35E Closed This Weekend In Vadnais Heights AreaA stretch of Interstate 35E in the northeast Twin Cities metro will be closed this weekend while workers replace underground pipes. The Minnesota Department of Transportation says I-35E will be closed between I-694 in Vadnais Heights and Highway 96 in White Bear Lake from 9 p.m. Friday till 5 a.m. Monday.
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