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Good Question: Does MnPASS Really Help With Traffic Flow?

Getting caught in rush hour traffic is no fun for anyone, which is why some drivers opt for a MnPASS in order to take the HOV lanes. More than 25,000 Minnesotans have a MnPASS. The whole idea behind it and the HOV lanes is to keep traffic moving during peak rush hours in the morning and in the afternoon.

07/15/2014

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Larpenteur Avenue Bridge Construction To Take Place Overnight

Unexpected issues with the slide system used to put the Larpenteur Avenue Bridge have caused work to take place overnight on Thursday, July 10. MnDOT started using hydraulic jacks to slide the 3.5 million pound bridge beams into the permanent location on Wednesday.

07/10/2014

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I-35E Closed For Weekend Between I-94, Hwy 36

A popular stretch of Twin Cities highway is shutting down Friday evening. Interstate 35E between I-94 in St. Paul and Highway 36 in Little Canada is closed for the weekend. Crews are tearing down the Larpenteur Avenue and Gateway State Trail bridges.

06/06/2014

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308 Road Construction Projects Planned In 2014

Break out the orange barrels — another road construction season is around the corner in Minnesota. State Department of Transportation officials Thursday unveiled the projects they’ll tackle this year.

04/03/2014

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Good Question: How Does MnDOT Decide What Toll To Charge?

The signs are often changing: Is it worth 75 cents to jump in the carpool lane? Would you pay $3? $4?

02/21/2013

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I-35W Closing Overnight Thursday In Burnsville

MnDOT is warning motorists of an overnight lane closures on Interstate 35W in Burnsville on Thursday night.

11/16/2011

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Northbound Stretch Of I-35W Closed This Weekend

Motorists in the south metro will need to prepare for closures this weekend on Interstate 35W.

10/19/2011

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MnDOT Restarts In Stages Following Gov’t Shutdown

The Minnesota Department of Transportation began restarting its operations Thursday following a government shutdown of nearly three weeks.

07/21/2011

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Construction To Start In South Metro At I-35 Split

Drivers in the south metro will want to pack patience for their drive to work starting Monday.

05/15/2011

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MnPASS Lanes On I-35W Open Friday Morning

Drivers will wake up on Friday to find a whole new way to drive on Interstate 35W.

11/18/2010

MnPass Passes a Mile Marker

MnPass has passed a mile marker. The number of solo drivers paying to use the express lanes topped the 20,000 mark this week.

10/20/2010