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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

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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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Number Of Travelers Driving For Thanksgiving Up Again

Thanksgiving is just days away, and the number of Americans traveling for the holiday is going up again this year.

11/13/2012

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Dusting Of Snow Creates Headache For Commuters

The Twin Cities only saw a dusting of snow overnight but it was enough to snarl traffic and cause plenty of fender benders.

11/12/2012

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Minneapolis Bridges Reopen To Business Owners’ Delight

It’s now easier to get around in a couple of Minneapolis neighborhoods. The new Lyndale Avenue bridge is open to traffic.

10/15/2012

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Man Killed In Cass Co. Motorcycle Crash

A 42-year-old man was killed in a motorcycle crash in Cass County Friday evening. According to the county sheriff’s office, the man was driving on County Road 70 near East Gull Lake, Minn. when the crash happened.

09/16/2012

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Stillwater Lift Bridge Closing To Traffic

The Stillwater Lift Bridge closes Monday to all types of traffic for a repair project that will take months to complete, according to the Minnesota Department Of Transportation.

09/09/2012

Drivers Brace For Nightmarish Labor Day Traffic

It’s the start of a holiday weekend. And for anyone driving north, especially on I-35, it could be tough going. As if slow-to-still traffic wasn’t bad enough, Hannah Andersen found herself stranded on 35 North. And it was a true holiday weekend driving nightmare.

08/31/2012

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Sabo Bridge To Close Next Week For Repairs

Repair work is slated to begin next week on the Sabo bike and pedestrian bridge, bringing temporary closures to both the bridge and Hiawatha Avenue, the city of Minneapolis said.

08/16/2012

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MnDOT Closures Could Mean Another Weekend Headache

Another summer weekend means another set of closures as the Minnesota Department of Transportation continues to work on Twin Cities roads.

07/27/2012

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Heat Buckles Roads, Sends Car Flying In Eau Claire

One of the issues that pop up in high heat: Sometimes, the pavement on roads literally pops up.

07/03/2012

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Gas Leak On Hwy 65 In Blaine Congests Traffic

A gas leak at the intersection of Highway 65 and 105th Avenue in Blaine has snarled traffic and the Anoka County Dispatcher said crews will be released soon to fix the issue.

06/29/2012

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Minneapolis Locks To Reopen To Commercial Traffic

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is reopening three locks in the Twin Cities to commercial traffic Thursday, but the locks will remain closed to recreational traffic.

06/27/2012

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NE Minn. Flooding Could Disrupt Weekend Plans

Extensive flood damage in northeast Minnesota could disrupt your weekend plans.

06/21/2012

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