Drivers 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The signs are often changing: Is it worth 75 cents to jump in the carpool lane? Would you pay $3? $4?
MnDOT is warning motorists of an overnight lane closures on Interstate 35W in Burnsville on Thursday night.
Motorists in the south metro will need to prepare for closures this weekend on Interstate 35W.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation began restarting its operations Thursday following a government shutdown of nearly three weeks.
Drivers in the south metro will want to pack patience for their drive to work starting Monday.
Drivers will wake up on Friday to find a whole new way to drive on Interstate 35W.
MnPass has passed a mile marker. The number of solo drivers paying to use the express lanes topped the 20,000 mark this week.