I-35W Bridge To Be Lit Orange In Honor Of Workers' Memorial Day Governor Mark Dayton has ordered the Interstate-35W bridge to be lit orange Thursday in honor of Workers' Memorial Day. Workers' Memorial Day, recognized on April 28, was created to honor the employees of Minnesota Department of Transportation who died while on the job.
MnDOT: Fewer Construction Projects In Store For 2016It is time for Minnesotans to head back into the cone zone. Road construction season is here, and MnDOT has lots of projects it hopes to start or complete in 2016.
Highway 169 Lanes To Close In JordanCommuters in the Jordan area should be aware that there will be lane closures along Highway 169 beginning on Monday.
Good Question: How Long Are Our Roads Supposed To Last?We are officially in road construction season -- also known as spring and summer in Minnesota. So, how long are our roads supposed to last? Good Question.
MnDOT Releases Road Projects Starting MondayYou may want to get some extra rest Sunday night. Your morning commute may be a bit longer. This week, spring road construction ramps up all over the Twin Cities metro.
Highway 8 Closure Extended Through OctoberDrivers hoping to get back on Highway 8 will have to wait a little longer.
Construction On I-694 In North Metro To Begin MondayCommuters who travel on Interstate 694 north of the metro should expect delays this Monday, when construction of additional general purpose lanes begins.
State Patrol: Dozens Injured In Hundreds Of Snow-Related Crashes, SpinoutsSaturday morning's snow led to hundreds of crashes, dozens of spinouts and several injuries. The Minnesota State Patrol says 27 people were injured in 231 crashes reported between midnight and 10 a.m.
MnDOT Converting Roadway Lighting To LEDTouting cost savings and safety improvements, the Minnesota Department of Transportation says it is converting roadway lighting to LED.
MnDOT: Rail Crossing Crashes At 2nd Lowest Since 1970Railroad crossing crashes and fatalities are the lowest they've been in decades, according to a new report from the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
State Patrol: 5-Year-Old Girl Dead In Scott County CrashLight snow and freezing drizzle have left roads slick in much of Minnesota and are being blamed for several accidents.
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.