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Hwy 3 In Rice, Dakota County Re-Opened

Downed power lines have closed Highway 3 at the Rice and Dakota County line, said the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

05/15/2013

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Minn. Prepares To Dispose Of I-35W Bridge Parts

Minnesota is preparing to give victims, historians and engineers a chance to claim some of the crumpled steel from the deadly 2007 collapse of the Interstate 35W bridge before the rest is sold for scrap.

05/06/2013

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Snowstorm Dumps 15.5 Inches In Southeastern MN

The calendar has flipped to May, but winter has made a return appearance to southeastern Minnesota where residents are digging out of an unseasonable dump of wet heavy snow.

05/02/2013

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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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Stillwater Lift Bridge To Reopen Friday Night

The Stillwater Lift Bridge will reopen to traffic by 5 p.m. Friday, Dec 7, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT).

12/07/2012

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2 Finalists Emerge For Minn. Transportation Chief

The chief executive of a major Minnesota-based bus company and a veteran state employee are the two finalists to lead the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

12/06/2012

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Group Urges Dayton To Raise Gas Tax, Tab Fees

A transportation group created by Gov. Mark Dayton is calling for higher gas taxes, vehicle registration fees and Twin Cities sales taxes to raise more than $50 billion for road and transit over the next two decades.

11/30/2012

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Minn. Settles Last 35W Bridge Case

Minnesota’s legal battle over the collapsed Interstate 35W bridge has ended with an $8.9 million settlement involving a California design firm.

11/13/2012

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Groundwork Begins On St. Croix Crossing Project

Crews are beginning groundwork on the St. Croix (kroy) Crossing project to connect Minnesota and Wisconsin.

11/08/2012

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Groundwork Begins On St. Croix Crossing Project

Crews are beginning groundwork on the St. Croix Crossing project to connect Minnesota and Wisconsin.

11/07/2012

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MnDOT Commissioner Departing For AAA Minneapolis

Minnesota’s transportation commissioner is resigning. Tom Sorel plans to begin a new job as CEO of AAA Minneapolis on Dec. 1.

11/01/2012

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