Minneapolis, MnDOT Gearing Up For Winter StormThe Minnesota Department of Transportation says the salt is ready, the plows are in gear, and crews are keeping a watchful eye on the winter storm forecasted to dump more than six inches of snow on a swath of southern Minnesota.
Snowplow Drivers, Start Your Engines!Just in time for a summer-like weekend, snowplows will be on the road. Yes, you heard that right, snowplows! More than 100 drivers are starting to practice and train for what this year's winter weather will bring.
3 MnDOT Plows Hit On SE Minn. Roads Wednesday MorningAt least one person was injured Wednesday morning when three Minnesota Department of Transportation snowplows were rear ended. MnDOT officials say the accidents occurred within three hours of each other on roads in the southeastern part of the state. Visibility has been an issue on these roads due to windy conditions and light-weight snow.
MnDOT To Plow All Night To Help Friday’s Commute MnDOT is prepared to plow through the night -- as long as they have visibility – in order to clear off the roads for the morning commute following Thursday’s winter storm.
Folks Take Advantage Of Warm Weather Before Big Freeze ArrivesAfter weeks of agonizing cold, a winter warm-up was the perfect tonic for stir-crazy Minnesotans. The Mounds View Nordic team strapped on their cross-country skis to make the most of the day at Como Park's ski area in St. Paul. Darlene Fry and her daughter Emma were also there to get in some badly-needed winter fun. "It's nice, very nice," Fry said. "We heard it's supposed to go down again next week, so it's good timing."
MnDOT Prepares For Tuesday's Expected Wintery WeatherThe Minnesota Department of Transportation says it's ready for anything Mother Nature decides to throw at us Tuesday evening.
MnDOT Plows Ready For Round 2 Of SnowPulling 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.
St. Paul Asks Residents To Move Cars For More PlowingThe Saint Paul Public Works is asking for residents to voluntarily move their cars this weekend to help snow plows continue to clear residential streets.
Minnesotans Prep For Snowy Saturday Night, Sunday MorningMuch of the state is bracing for another round of snow. Up to 6 inches of snow may fall across the metro area overnight and into Sunday morning.
Storm Hits Midwest; Plows Ordered Off Minn. RoadsHeavy snow and strong winds have created blizzard conditions in parts of South Dakota, Iowa and Minnesota as a winter storm barrels through the Upper Midwest.