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Snowy Year Added Up In Minn. Road Salt

Just how snowy was Minnesota’s winter and spring? The road salt tells the tale. The Minnesota Department of Transportation this week tallied the road salt usage for the winter driving season. It came in at more than 304,500 tons.

06/07/2013

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MnDOT Reminder: Warmer Weather, More Bicycles

It’s getting warmer, however slowly, and the Minnesota Department of Transportation is reminding motorists that warmer temperatures mean more bicyclists will return to the road, so motorists and bicyclists need to share the road safely.

06/06/2013

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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

Aerial View Of Interstate 35W Bridge Collapse

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

Stillwater Lift Bridge

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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