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General news

MnDOT seeks public input for statewide bicycle system plan (April 14, 2014)

Open house set April 23 for Hwy 63 construction south of Stewartville  (April 14, 2014)

Public invited to attend meeting about Phase II of the Hwy 169 Cross-Range Expressway (April 11, 2014)

MnDOT plans environmental review on Hwy 23 from New London to Paynesville (April 10, 2014)

Open house to share Hwy 60 plans for Mountain Lake to Butterfield April 24 (April 10, 2014)

MnDOT Safe Routes to School grants support 138 Minnesota schools (April 7, 2014)

MnDOT scorecard shows high marks in improved road conditions, reliability (April 3, 2014)

Spring truck weight restrictions begin April 4 for north-central, north frost zones (April 1, 2014)

MnDOT kicks off 2014 construction season (March 31, 2014)

MnDOT offers tips on renting limousines, party buses for prom (March 31, 2014)

Scaling on the Hastings Bridge is cosmetic (March 27, 2014)

Open house for Highway 10 interchange project in Rice scheduled for April 3 (March 26, 2014)

Public invited to learn more about Hwy 14 rehabilitation project on April 9 (March 26, 2014)

Public meeting about Hwy 14/42 roundabout project set for April 9 (March 26, 2014)

MnDOT plans aerial photo work in southwest Minnesota (March 25, 2014)

MnDOT releases 2013 Transportation Highlights Video (March 24, 2014)

Exception to seasonal truck weight restrictions in north frost zone (March 24, 2014)

New Tow Plow being used on Hwy 53 today (March 21, 2014)

Information meeting set March 31 on Hwy 52 interchange near Cannon Falls (March 20, 2014)

MnDOT to host community outreach meeting March 27 for Winona Bridge project (March 19, 2014)

Traffic Engineers staff roundabout booth at River Hills Mall March 29 (March 17, 2014)

Spring truck weight restrictions begin March 18 for central frost zone (March 14, 2014)

MnDOT plans aerial photo work in west central Minnesota (March 13, 2014)

Hwy 61/97 reconstruction project open house scheduled for March 18 in Forest Lake (March 13, 2014)

Student aviation art contest winners to be recognized March 14 (March 11, 2014)

Spring truck weight restrictions begin March 14 for south, southeast and Metro frost zones (March 11, 2014)

Public invited to learn more about Hwy 24 resurfacing project from Litchfield to Hwy 15 (March 11, 2014)

Standing corn row program helps reduce winter road closures, save state money (March 11, 2014)

Reminder: Public invited to 2014 St. Croix Crossing construction meetings March 12 (March 7, 2014)

Hwy 77 Managed Lane/Cedar Grove Transit Access open house set for March 19 (March 4, 2014)

Open house for Hwy 5 Bridge construction project scheduled for March 12 (March 4, 2014)

Information meeting set March 11 on I-35 project in Owatonna (Feb. 28, 2014)

Public meeting for Hwys 36/95 2014 construction schedule set for March 12 (Feb. 21, 2014)

Open house for the Hwy 10 Access Planning Study set for Feb. 26 (Feb. 20, 2014)

MnDOT partners with Minnesota History Center for Feb. 13 Black History Month event (Feb. 11, 2014)

MnDOT joins Great Northern Corridor Coalition to embark on improving freight movement, safety, community and environmental benefits (Feb. 7, 2104)

Environmental Assessment Worksheet comment period opens for I-94 project in Rogers (Feb. 3, 2014)

Helicopter work planned over I-94 near Melrose (Feb. 3, 2014)

Federal Highway Administration issues Finding of No Significant Impact for Winona Bridge Project (Jan. 31, 2014)

Highway 10, Highway 59 frontage road reconstruction open house set for Feb. 13 (Jan. 31, 2014)

Public invited to learn about 2014 project to reconstruct Highway 71 through Browerville (Jan. 24, 2014)

Public invited to learn about 2014 project to replace Hwy 95 Rum River bridge in Cambridge Feb. 4 (Jan. 23, 2014)

MnDOT Finalizes Right of Way Offers for Winona Bridge Project (Jan. 21, 2014)

Public meetings scheduled for Highway 34 passing lane project (Jan. 15, 2014)

MnDOT to host open house Jan. 28 for Northern Lights Express Hinckley Loop Feasibility Study (Jan. 13, 2014)

I-94/Hwy 75 interchange project meeting scheduled for Jan. 23 (Jan. 10, 2014)

 

Construction and road conditions

Hwy 36 ramp closure scheduled in Pine Springs April 21 (April 16, 2014)

Lane closures on I-35 in Steele County delayed because of weather (April 16, 2014)

Bemidji bypass bridge inspections underway all week (April 15, 2014)

Electrical work for Hwy 22 Mankato roundabouts project begins April 21 (April 15, 2014)

Postponed: Hwy 15 lane closures in St. Cloud postponed (April 15, 2014)

Weekend closure of Louisiana Ave in St. Louis Park begins April 18 (April 15, 2014)

Update: Hwy 52 lane closures take place April 16 (April 15, 2014)

I-90 bridge repairs at Adrian and Jackson begin in April (April 14, 2014)

Lane closures on I-35 in Steele County begin Tuesday, April 15  (April 11, 2014)

Dresbach rest area, ramp closure to begin April 15 (April 11, 2014)

Hwy 52 lane closures take place April 16 (April 11, 2014)

Hwy 36/Osgood Avenue intersection six-day partial closure planned for late April/early May (April 11, 2014)

Hwy 10 lane closures at CR 3 in Sauk Rapids April 16–17 (April 11, 2014)

Hwy 15 lane closures in St. Cloud begin April 14 (April 11, 2014)

Parking restrictions, lane closures planned for downtown Alexandria April 14 - 15 (April 11, 2014)

I-94 bridge work near Fergus Falls begins April 14 (April 10, 2014)

Hwy 10 lane closures, local road closures begin in Rice April 14 (April 10, 2014)

Segment of Highway 22 in Eden Valley closes April 14 (April 9, 2014)

I-94 lane closures in Monticello begin April 14 (April 8, 2014)

Weekend closure of Hwy 62 in Minneapolis/Edina begins April 11 (April 8, 2014)

Road closures on Hwy 95, local roads in Cambridge begin April 15 (April 7, 2014)

Hwy 36 now single-lane in each direction in Oak Park Heights and Stillwater (April 4, 2014)

Expect delays on Hwy 22 north of Mapleton beginning April 7 (April 4, 2014)

Hwy 74 temporarily closed north of Beaver (April 1, 2014)

Kellogg Boulevard closed this weekend for Lafayette Bridge demolition in St. Paul (April 1, 2014)

Construction on a Diverging Diamond Interchange in Rogers begins April 7 (April 1, 2014)

Deep snow delays opening of seasonal rest areas in Northeastern Minnesota (April 1, 2014)

Dresbach Bridge ramp, rest area closure to begin April 15 (March 31, 2014)

Warner Road closed this weekend for Lafayette Bridge demolition (March 28, 2014)

Lane closures planned on I-94 west of Alexandria in early April (March 27, 2014)

Phalen Boulevard/Pennsylvania Avenue lane restrictions begin March 31 (March 27, 2014)

Ramp from Hwy 10 to Hwy 101 in Elk River to close March 26 (March 25, 2014)

Ramp from Hilton Trail to westbound Hwy 36 in Pine Springs closing March 26 (March 25, 2014)

Fillmore Avenue closed next week for Lafayette Bridge demolition (March 21, 2014)

Warner Road closure scheduled March 22-23 (March 21, 2014)

Ramp from Hilton Trail to westbound Hwy 36 in Pine Springs closing March 25 (March 20, 2014)

Expect lane closure and brief delays on Hwy 22 by Kasota (March 17, 2014)

Trees to be removed along Hwy 371 in Walker March 12 (March 11, 2014)

Nightly I-35E lane closures in St. Paul and Maplewood begin March 10 (March 7, 2014)

Slow traffic expected on I-94 west of St. Cloud March 10-12 (March 6, 2014)

Warner Road closure scheduled March 8-9 (March 5, 2104)

Southbound Hwy 169 lane closure scheduled for March 5 (March 4, 2104)

I-90 High Forest rest area to re-open March 4 (March 4, 2014)

I-90 High Forest rest area temporarily closed (March 1, 2014)

Hwy 52 Lafayette Bridge traffic shifting to new northbound bridge on Saturday, March 1 (Feb. 24, 2014)

Weekend closure of I-35E rescheduled for March 7-10 in St. Paul (Feb. 21, 2014)

MnDOT announces modifications for Hwy 14 Extension Project (Feb. 4, 2014)

Temporary ramp closure Friday, Jan. 31 at Hwy 61 and I-90 (Jan. 29, 2014)

Detour on Highway 7 and Highway 59 near Montevideo begins Feb. 3 (Jan. 25, 2014)

Guardrail repairs to temporarily close Dresbach Bridge lanes Jan. 29  (Jan. 24, 2014)

Daytime closure planned Saturday, Jan. 25 for northbound Highway 52/Lafayette bridge in St. Paul (Jan. 24, 2014)

Hwy 19 eastbound detour planned in Northfield, Friday, Jan. 24 (Jan. 23, 2014)

Non-rush hour lane closure scheduled for I-35E, Jan. 21-23 (Jan. 17, 2014)

Dresbach Bridge guardrail  repairs postponed (Jan. 17, 2014)

Dresbach Bridge lanes closed temporarily for repairs, Friday, Jan. 17 (Jan. 16, 2014)

Daytime closure planned Saturday, Jan. 18 for northbound Hwy 52/Lafayette bridge in St. Paul (Jan. 15, 2014)

Overnight lane closure scheduled for Hwy 12 in Litchfield  (Jan. 10, 2014)

Daytime closure planned Saturday, Jan. 11 for northbound Hwy 52/Lafayette bridge in St. Paul (Jan. 7, 2014)

Blowing snow creates hazardous driving conditions (Jan. 3, 2014)

CANCELED DUE TO COLD WEATHER - Daytime closure on northbound Hwy 52/Lafayette Bridge in St. Paul scheduled for Jan. 4 (Jan. 2, 2014)