Small Town Leaders Rally At Capitol For Pothole Repair FundingMayors from across Minnesota want state lawmakers to help them fix potholes.
How Do Cities Decide Where To Fix Potholes First?Two weeks ago, street crews were plowing snow. On Tuesday, those same workers spent their entire day filling potholes.
Walz Takes Proposed Gas Tax Hike On The RoadThe governor expressed frustration at Republican lawmakers who are pushing back against his gas tax hike to pay for road and bridge fixes.
Crews Work To Patch Spring Potholes, While Drivers Report Costly RepairsThe big thaw is happening, and it's uncovering what was hidden beneath the snow and ice: potholes.
City Officials: Potholes Likely To Be More Prevalent This Year Due To WeatherWe could finally see a winter warmup this weekend. Temperatures are expected to reach the 30s, but more snow could fall on Saturday, and that means more moisture on our roadways.
Late Winter Has City Crews Behind On Pothole RepairsPotholes are always a problem in the Twin Cities, but not usually this late into spring.
April Snowstorm Delaying Spring Pothole FixesMnDOT crews have been working hard since Monday night to clear away the snowfall and lay down salt. That means they aren't focusing on fixing potholes that have popped up over the winter and early spring.
MnDOT May Pick Up the Bill For Your Pothole DamageThe damage must have occurred on a state highway, interstate or trunk highway.
MnDOT Crews Ramp Up Pothole PatrolAs the season changes, Minnesota drivers could see more potholes popping up.
Tips To Avoid Costly Pothole DamageWhen winter turns to spring, roads turn into a potentially car-damaging labyrinth of potholes. A new survey from the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America found that over the past five years, half of car owners in the U.S. say they've had damage.
Warmer Weather Could Mean Extra Cash For MnDOTMinnesota’s Department of Transportation is hoping the warmer weather over the next couple of weeks marks the end of winter weather. This winter is a big contrast to last year's unusually harsh winter that forced MnDOT to blow past its budget by tens of millions of dollars.
New Hope Using Recycled Asphalt Product, LEAP, To Fill PotholesCrews can patch potholes, but because it's so bitterly cold, those fixes are often only temporary and have to be redone again and again. That's where a new company with a hot solution comes in: LEAP. It stands for Low Energy Asphalt Pavement.
MnDOT Gears Up For Pothole Season Pothole season in Minnesota usually starts at the end of February, and that time has come. But as our winter has been mild, this year may not be as bad. MnDOT hopes our mild winter continues, because the less snow and ice, the more attention they can give to potholes.
Mpls. Man Suffers Concussion, Scratched Cornea After Pothole EncounterPotholes can be a pain for vehicles, but one Minneapolis man literally feels the pain after an encounter with a particularly nasty pothole Tuesday night. Dustin Duarte was driving on 42nd street East and Minnehaha Avenue at 11 p.m. Tuesday night. The rain made it especially hard for him to see how deep the potholes are.
Hennepin County Crews Out In Full Force Patching PotholesNow that most of the snow has melted on the roads another lovely effect from Mother Nature has popped up – potholes. "I've noticed that there are giant potholes on most of the streets," Jud Nichols, from Minneapolis, said. Potholes are a major problem this year.