Man Who Drove Semi Into I-35W Protest Released Without Charges; MnDOT Releases Traffic Footage Leading Up To IncidentA 35-year-old Otsego man has been released from custody without charges after rolling his semi-truck into a crowd of protesters on the Interstate 35W bridge in Minneapolis over the weekend.
MnDOT Expands List Of Highways To Close Overnight, Pushes Up Start Time To 5 P.M.The Minnesota Department of Transportation will once again close highways around the Twin Cities Sunday evening going into Monday morning, and this time they've made a few changes about what roads will be closed.
I-35W, I-35E, I-94, I-394 & Hwy 55 Reopen Sunday MorningAll major highways around the metro are back open Sunday morning after the Minnesota Department of Transportation closed Interstate 35W, Interstate 35E, Interstate 94, Interstate 394 and Highway 55 Saturday evening in an effort to protect public safety in the Twin Cities.
Gov. Tim Walz Proclaims Worker Memorial Day In Minnesota On TuesdayIt's meant to recognize the "high price transportation workers have paid in the construction and maintenance of Minnesota's transportation system."
Easing Traffic Patterns Give MnDOT Road Construction Crews An Early StartOn Thursday, the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced an early start to the work -- 188 road and bridge projects, along with 66 modal projects.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Met Council Says Travel Declines By 70 PercentMetropolitan Council researchers report that travel across Minnesota's freeways has declined by more than 70% since the first reported COVID-19 case in the state early March.
‘Leave One Hour Earlier’: MnDOT Says Hwy 5 Construction Will Impact MSP Airport Travelers Starting In AprilMinnesota transportation officials say motorists traveling to the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport will need to give themselves extra time beginning in April.
MnDOT To Remove Trees Along 'Corridor Of Death' To Improve Safety After Deadly CrashesThe trees are on state property in Orono, Maple Plain and Independence. Crews will be working between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. from Monday, March 2 to Friday, March 6.
MnDOT Prepares For Overnight Temps Dropping, Expect Slick SpotsPlows will be out all night preparing for Monday's commute, but MnDOT asks drivers to be prepared for slick spots.
'Sunday Looks Like It’s Going To Be Pretty Slick Out There': MnDOT Prepares For Weekend Snow StormThe timing of this storm might help plow drivers out.
MnDOT Requesting $80M In Federal Funding For 3 Major Highway ProjectsThe Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) is asking the federal government for nearly $80 million.