4 Things To Know: New ISIS Video, Weighing In For Weight LossThese are the top stories you need to know about from Monday, Jan. 4. They include a reason you shouldn't fear the bathroom scale, and the opening of new MnPASS lanes in St. Paul.
MnPASS Express Lanes Open Monday On I-35E In St. PaulThe days of traveling in the Interstate 35-E MnPASS lanes for free come to an end Monday. Starting Monday morning, drivers traveling alone in the express lanes between St. Paul and Little Canada will have to pay a fee during peak hours.
MnPASS To Open On I-35E In St. PaulSome motorists in St. Paul will be able to cruise pass rush-hour traffic jams on Interstate 35E next week. The Minnesota Department of Transportation says the MnPASS Express Lanes will open to customers starting Monday, Jan. 4.
Why Drivers Must Wait To Sign Up For MnPASSDrivers looking to sign up for MnPASS are out of luck. Officials with the Minnesota Department of Transportation said they encountered some unexpected obstacles when they tried to purchase a new shipment of the windshield clips for the MnPASS transponders.
13 Major Road Construction Projects To Be Accelerated In Minn. For metro commuters, it seems there's always more work to be done on Minnesota roads. And it's very much needed because of the weather extremes in our state. Gov. Mark Dayton announced Tuesday that $70 million is being allocated to help take ideas and make them realities in 13 of the most troubled spots on Minnesota roads.
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.
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.
I-35E Closed For Weekend Between I-94, Hwy 36A 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.
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.
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?
I-35W Closing Overnight Thursday In Burnsville MnDOT is warning motorists of an overnight lane closures on Interstate 35W in Burnsville on Thursday night.
Northbound Stretch Of I-35W Closed This WeekendMotorists in the south metro will need to prepare for closures this weekend on Interstate 35W.