New Tech Could Help MnDOT Plows Determine Best Way To Clear Snow Based On ConditionsIn northwestern Minnesota, newer technology is being tested. MnDOT's research and training engineer, Tom Peters, calls it an experimental project.
Rain-Snow Transition, Temperature Plunge Makes Plow Salt Less Effective This StormImmediately, MnDOT plows hit the major metro interstates, but they say the cold temperatures and wet roads made their salt and brine less effective.
I-35W To Shut Down South Of Downtown Minneapolis This WeekendSouthbound Interstate 35W will shut down tonight at 10 p.m. between Interstate 94 and Highway 62. The northbound lanes will close early Saturday morning. Both directions are off limits to traffic until Monday morning.
MnDOT Closes Highway 100 On Holiday WeekendPart of Highway 100 is completely closed during the Labor Day weekend.
Weekend Construction: Eastbound I-94 To Be Repaved Between Minneapolis, St. PaulAt 10p.m. Friday, the eastbound lanes of Interstate 94 between Interstate 35W and Highway 280 will close for construction.
MnDOT Prepares Highway 10 In Coon Rapids For WinterThe wide bands of polymer rails stretch hundreds of feet. Each one is strategically located to block winter’s prevailing winds.
I-94 In East Metro Closed For Weekend Road WorkSome drivers in the Twin Cities east metro could experience delays this weekend because of road and ramp closures on Interstate 94.
Ramp Closures Near Minneapolis-St. Paul International AirportSeveral highway ramps will close for construction on Wednesday, June 24, and remain closed until early August.
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.