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Work Begins On New St. Croix Bridge Project

Work has begun on the new St. Croix bridge project to connect Minnesota and Wisconsin.

04/29/2013

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Warm Weather Means Garbage Pick-Up On Roads

Over the weekend we reached the upper 70s and low 80s. Plenty of people took advantage of the great weather. But there’s an ugly side to spring now that the snow has melted: trash.

04/29/2013

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MnDOT To Motorists: Please Use the ‘Zipper Merge’

The Minnesota Department of Transportation is once again urging motorists to “do the zipper merge” in construction zones.

04/26/2013

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I-94 Near Barnesville Reopens After Crash Involving Semis

Authorities say Interstate 94 in northwestern Minnesota was reopened to traffic Monday morning after a crash involving three semi-trucks.

04/15/2013

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MnDOT Construction Season Expected To Cost $1.1 Billion

The Minnesota Department of Transportation announced its 2013 construction plans on Wednesday, and it will be a busy season on many of the state’s roads.

03/27/2013

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New Rail Line Could Go From Minneapolis To Duluth

If taking a train to Duluth sounds pretty good to you, the Minnesota Department of Transportation is looking for your input.

03/18/2013

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Late Winter Storm Closes Highways In W. Minn.

Heavy snow and strong winds are creating hazardous travel conditions in west central Minnesota.

03/18/2013

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Corps Of Engineers OKs Stillwater Bridge Permit

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has issued a permit to the Minnesota Department of Transportation to complete the new St. Croix (kroy) Crossing south of Stillwater.

03/11/2013

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Winter Storm Warning For SE Minnesota

Falling temperatures have turned a rainy weekend into a snowy start to the work week.

03/11/2013

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MnDOT Plows Ready For Round 2 Of Snow

Pulling out of the garage in Arden Hills, WCCO Radio rode along with Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) spokesperson Kent Barnard as he started his job as a driver.

03/04/2013

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Anticipating Heavy Snow, MnDOT Road Crews Put On Notice

With the sun blazing high in the sky during the day Sunday, the snow pack became puddles. However, all this Spring-like behavior will have to wait until Mother Nature finishes snowing on Minnesota.

03/03/2013

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Best Ways To Celebrate Black History Month

Five noteworthy events celebrate African Americans’ contributions to the history and culture of Minnesota.

02/04/2013

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Bus Co. Exec Zelle Named Transportation Commissioner

Minnesota’s new transportation commissioner is a Yale-trained businessman who has run his family’s bus company for more than two decades.

12/12/2012

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Why Are The Roads So Bumpy In The Metro?

Officials with the Minnesota Department of Transportation say that bumpy “wash board” effect on metro roads is caused by a number of factors.

12/11/2012

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654 Crashes Statewide Since Friday Due To Snow

The Minnesota Department of Transportation is urging motorists to drive with extreme caution as they hit the roads for the Monday morning commute.

12/10/2012

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