MnDOT Workers Concerned About Heavy, Wet SnowWhen it seems like every day involves extreme cold or excessive snow, Minnesota Department of Transportation workers say they have to be ready for anything, but snowfall expected this weekend could pose different challenges.
MnDOT Warns Motorists After String Of Snowplow CrashesSome of the main causes for crashes are motorists driving too close to snowplows, distracted driving and driving too fast for the conditions.
MnDOT: Highways In Southeast Minnesota Now OpenThe Minnesota Department of Transportation says all highways in southeast Minnesota are now open.
I-35W Faces Closures Overnight Wednesday And ThursdayThe Minnesota Department of Transportation announced Tuesday portions of Interstate 35W from downtown Minneapolis will close overnight Wednesday and Thursday to patch damaged parts of the freeway.
MnDOT: Whiteout Conditions Cause Interstates To Close, 'No Travel' AdvisoriesThe Minnesota Department of Transportation says two interstates in southern Minnesota are closed, while a "no travel advisory" has been issued for several other highways due to whiteout conditions.
MnDOT: Over 40 Snowplows Have Been Hit By Drivers This WinterThe Minnesota Department of Transportation is reminding drivers to give snowplows extra room when road conditions are dicey.
Higher Speed Limits Coming To 5,000 Miles Of Minnesota HighwayThe Minnesota Department of Transportation is increasing the speed limit on many areas of state highways following the recommendations of a five-year study.
Despite Friday's Storm, Minnesota Snow Drought RemainsThe Minnesota Department of Transportation is asking drivers to be on the lookout after at least three snowplows were hit in the southern part of the state Friday.
MnDOT Announces Funding For 3 Rail Service Improvement ProjectsThe Minnesota Department of Transportation says $1.55 million in funding will be used for three rail improvement projects across the state.
Vehicle Flips On Hwy 169 After Police ChaseThe Anoka Police Department says individuals have been injured in a crash on Highway 169 in Champlin.
Plans For Safer, Less Congested Hwy 252 Being ConsideredWhen state Highway 252 was designed back in the 1970’s, neighbors generally opposed a freeway design.That's why controlled intersections have since lined the highway’s six-mile stretch.
Take Extra Caution When Driving Near Snowplows, MnDOT SaysIncoming weekend snow will arrive with more snowplows out on the roads, meaning motorists should be extra careful to avoid crashes with snowplows.
Downtown To Crosstown Stretch Of I-35W Closing FridayThe Minnesota Department of Transportation (MNDOT) is reminding Minnesotans to plan accordingly this weekend with the closure of a stretch of Interstate 35W.
A Solar Garden Is Coming To MinneapolisIt's an urban garden unlike any Minnesota has seen before, and it will be planted on top of a busy downtown parking ramp.
A Sign Of The Times: Rules Of Campaign Yard Signs