Minnesota Department of Transportation

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News Releases

MnDOT news releases, new initiatives and topics that are in the news

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General news

MnDOT meetings on Hwy 169 Mankato – St. Peter flood mitigation Feb. 9-10 (Jan. 22, 2014)

Safety funds identified for Hwy 14 Eagle Lake access improvements (Jan. 21, 2015)

Open House for Hwy 51/Snelling Avenue project set for January 26 (Jan. 20, 2015)

Agencies release Final Scoping Decision document for Rochester-Twin Cities high-speed rail (Jan. 20, 2015)

MnDOT latest bid package for construction of new Winona Bridge (Jan. 14, 2015)

MnDOT seeks public input on State Rail Plan (Jan. 14, 2015)

Unmanned aircraft systems must follow safety guidelines (Jan. 13, 2015)

Open house for Hwy 23 expansion set for Jan. 27 in Hawick (Jan. 13, 2015)

Winter load increases begin Jan. 12 for metro, south and southeast frost zones (Jan. 9, 2015)

Open House for Hwy 51/Snelling Avenue project set for January 26 (Jan. 8, 2015)

MnDOT study prioritizes rail safety improvements (Dec. 31, 2014)

Construction and road conditions

Temporary southbound I-35E ramp to 12th Street opens Jan. 16 (Jan. 15, 2015)

Hwy 61 traffic signal in Goodview will be flashing red during electrical repairs (Jan. 15, 2015)

St. Anthony Avenue in St. Paul closes January 14 (Jan. 13, 2015)

Blowing snow creates difficult driving conditions (Jan. 8, 2015)

MnDOT advising no travel in parts of west central and southwestern Minnesota (Jan. 8, 2015)

Hwy 19 closed temporarily between Marshall and Vesta (Jan. 8, 2015)

MnDOT closing highways in SW Minnesota (Jan. 8, 2015)

MnDOT advises no travel in southeastern Minnesota due to blowing snow (Jan. 8, 2015)

Blowing snow creates hazardous conditions in northwestern Minnesota (Jan. 8, 2015)

MnDOT advising no unnecessary travel tonight (Jan. 8, 2015)

MnDOT advising no unnecessary travel tonight (Jan. 6, 2015)

MnDOT plans for Hwy 59 at Iowa border impact drain tiles (Jan. 6, 2015)

Hwy 23 stream restoration begins January 5, 2015 (Dec. 30, 2014)

Hwy 101/169 ramp to Hwy 10 in Elk River closes Wednesday, Dec. 31 (Dec. 29, 2014)