Keep An Eye Out For Turtles As They Head To Their Winter HomesTransportation officials are telling drivers in Minnesota to keep an eye out for turtles as the little reptiles cross roadways to get to their winter homes.
MnDOT: Hwy. 36 Ramps To St. Croix Bridge Close To CompletionAccording to the Minnesota Department of Transportation, crews anticipate finishing segment placing on the Highway 36 eastbound and westbound ramp bridges sometime next week.
MnDOT: Expect Heavy Traffic On I-35 Due To Grandma's MarathonThe Minnesota Department of Transportation has a message for motorists traveling on Interstate 35 later this week: expect heavy traffic and delays due to the Grandma's Marathon in Duluth.
Highway 100 To Close Overnight Monday For Bridge WorkAn overnight Highway closure in the Twin Cities could cause some headaches for drivers Monday night into Tuesday morning. The Minnesota Department of Transportation said there will be an overnight closure of Highway 100 between Golden Valley and Edina.
Blizzard Warning For Southern Minnesota, Plows Taken Off RoadsBlizzard warnings are out for much of western and southern Minnesota where gusty winds are expected to make travel treacherous. The National Weather Service is posting blizzard warnings for west-central Minnesota into the southwestern and south-central areas of the state through noon Monday.
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.