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I-35E In Burnsville Down To 1 Lane Until Mid-July

Expect delays in both directions as I-35E in Burnsville will be reduced to a single lane as crews repair concrete pavement, MnDOT said. The work is between the I-35/35W/35E split and Cedar Avenue. One-lane traffic begins at midnight on Friday, June 14, and won’t open back up until mid-July.

06/14/2013

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New Hastings Bridge Opens To Southbound Traffic Monday Night

Motorists in Hastings should expect a traffic switch with the new Hastings Bridge opening to southbound traffic on Highway 61 Monday night.

06/03/2013

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Road Construction Delayed By Rainy May

Drive down any major freeway around the metro and you’re bound to hit some type of road construction. The Minnesota Department of Transportation has dozens of projects underway in the Twin Cities, but this construction season is off to a slow start. The dreary weather is putting a damper on how often crews are able to get to work.

06/01/2013

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US Senators: Mississippi River Traffic At Crisis Level

Two United States Senators were in St. Paul Thursday, pushing for federal money to fix what they say is a national crisis on the Mississippi River.

05/30/2013

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Minneapolis Announces $33.5M In Roadwork This Summer

One person’s investment is another person’s traffic jam, which is at least the way Minneapolis is looking at it.

05/29/2013

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Roundabouts….Do You Love Them, Or Hate Them?

Tell John Williams what you think!

05/28/2013

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Crash Slows Traffic On I-35W In Bloomington

A Friday afternoon crash has slowed northbound lanes on I-35W near 82nd Street in Bloomington. Details on the accident, have yet to emerge, but traffic is down to just two lanes.

05/24/2013

Dam Generic

3 Mpls. Locks Close To Recreational Traffic

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has closed three locks on the Mississippi River in the Twin Cities to recreational boats due to high water flows Thursday.

05/23/2013

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1,000 Volunteers Needed For Grandma’s Marathon

Volunteers are still needed for the 37th annual Grandma’s Marathon in Duluth. The marathon’s events will take place from June 20 -22. About 1,000 volunteer positions are still needed for the marathon, which is in its 37th year. Duties include traffic and spectator control, medical help, entertainment, race packet distribution and assistance with finish-line activities.

05/13/2013

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Major Weekend Closures For I-35 & I-94

If you have plans this weekend, you may want to leave early. Some parts of the metro’s busiest stretches of interstate are shut down. I-35W is closed northbound in heart of the metro, and I-94 is closed westbound.

05/11/2013

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2 Semis Collide Head-On Near Hamel; Traffic Closed On Hwy 55

Highway 55 is closed in both directions near Hamel after two semis collided Tuesday morning, according to authorities.

04/23/2013

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Delays Expected After FAA Begins Employee Furloughs

Heading to the airport? Be sure to pack your patience. The FAA has begun furloughing its employees, including air traffic controllers, starting Sunday.

04/21/2013

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Snow Slowing Traffic, Crippling The Metro & Greater MN

Well, there’s always May, right? It looks like another dose of heavy, wet snow is set to blanket much of Minnesota, where residents have been understandably anxious to see any tangible signs of spring weather.

04/18/2013

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Late Night Semi Crash Snarled I-35 Traffic

Traffic is flowing along I-35 in the south metro again, after a big accident involving a semi truck slowed things down early Sunday morning.

04/07/2013

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Construction Begins Between Clearwater & St. Cloud On I-94

Work began Wednesday on a project that will tie-up traffic for a good part of the summer.

04/03/2013

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Lowry Hill Tunnel Reopens After Milk Truck Overturn

The Lowry Hill Tunnel in Minneapolis has reopened just in time for evening rush hour after a milk truck had overturned inside it on Wednesday morning.

02/27/2013

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Cause Of Brooklyn Center Explosion Unknown

Authorities aren’t sure what caused the explosion that evacuated a Brooklyn Center school, and restricted traffic in the area on Tuesday afternoon.

02/26/2013

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Web Exclusive: Lawmakers Hoping To Resurrect Photo Cops

Photo cops at intersections haven’t been in use for seven years.

02/21/2013

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A Busy Valentine’s Day For MnDOT, State Patrol

There is nothing lovely about this Valentine’s Day for the folks who plow and patrol the roads, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation, nor the week leading up to it.

02/14/2013

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Heavy Traffic Costs MSP Drivers Time, Money

A slow, snowy morning commute begs the question: Just how much time do Twin Cities drivers waste sitting in traffic? The answer might surprise you, in more than one way.

02/05/2013

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Wintry Mix Makes For Slippery Monday Commute

The roads around the Twin Cities were a mess Sunday afternoon following a combination of snow and freezing rain, and it isn’t make the Monday commute to work much easier.

01/28/2013

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Hennepin Re-Opens, But Water Still Not Restored To Some Customers

After being shutdown on Thursday due to the water main break, part of Hennepin Avenue will be open for rush-hour commuters to drive out of downtown.

01/04/2013

Road, Sand

Good Question: Why Don’t We Use Sand On The Roads Anymore?

Let’s hope the roads are better after Wednesday night’s snowstorm than they were after the last one.

12/19/2012

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Weather Blog: Slick Spots

We finally have some precipitation coming our way, but it will be problematic. I know I have been beating the drum for any kind of precipitation, but we could do without freezing drizzle.

11/29/2012

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Mpls. Road Construction Season Officially Over

Minneapolis road construction season is done for the year. City officials celebrated that fact Tuesday.

11/13/2012

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