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Several Highway Closures Hamper Weekend Travel

Drivers traveling around the metro are having to give themselves plenty of time to get to their destinations. Several of the major freeways in and around the Twin Cities are off limits until Monday’s morning rush hour.

08/11/2013

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MnDOT: Hectic Traffic On I-35 In Lakeville

It’s in your best interest to steer clear of I-35 northbound in Lakeville on Friday, according to MnDOT. Traffic backups are estimated to be six miles and increasing as the northbound lanes of the interstate are currently restricted to a single lane of traffic between County Road 50 and the I-35E/I-35W split in Burnsville during construction.

08/09/2013

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Bachmann, Allies Pitch I-94 Widening To Dayton

U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann and other elected officials from along Interstate 94 between Minneapolis and St. Cloud are asking Gov. Mark Dayton to consider making it a higher state priority to widen the freeway by a lane in each direction.

07/30/2013

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Hennepin Co. Considering ‘Cycle Tracks’ For Rider Safety

The Twin Cities is one of the best metropolitan areas to get on a bike and travel around town. But with the uptick in cyclists, Hennepin County is now eyeing new ways to keep all kinds of commuters safe.

07/19/2013

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Good Question: Who Sets The Speed Limits?

Speed limits have been around in Minnesota since 1881.  Back then, a streetcar in Duluth couldn’t go above 6 miles per hour. It wasn’t until 1937 the state statutes as we know them today are written.

07/11/2013

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Stillwater Life Bridge Now Open To Car, Boat Traffic

The Stillwater Lift Bridge has opened to both car and boat traffic sooner than expected, the Department of Transportation announced Wednesday. The bridge resumed its normal lift schedule at 4 p.m. Wednesday.

06/19/2013

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Stillwater Lift Bridge Closed After Cable Snaps

The Stillwater Lift Bridge has been closed after a cable snapped Sunday evening, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

06/16/2013

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Get Ready For Some Major Traffic On 694 Monday

Get ready for some major traffic trouble Monday. That’s when a five-month road project begins on Interstate 694 — one of the busiest roadways in the north metro.

06/16/2013

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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

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