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Judge rules Minnesota DOT, engineer are immune from wrongful death lawsuit

Judge rules Minnesota DOT, engineer are immune from...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 18, 2015

The Minnesota Department of Transportation and one of its engineers will be immune from a lawsuit filed over the death ...

Man steals Minnesota DOT truck from work zone, leads police on a 14-mile chase

Man steals Minnesota DOT truck from work zone, leads...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 05, 2015

A 35-year-old man was arrested Monday for stealing a Minnesota Department of Transportation truck from a construction zone, but not before ...

Construction worker and boy team up to rescue man from pit bull attack in Minnesota

Construction worker and boy team up to rescue man from...

Posted by Angela Thomas on Aug 03, 2015

A construction worker and a young boy jumped to action and played a part in saving a man’s life in ...

Minneapolis residents aren’t happy about all of the road work

Minneapolis residents aren’t happy about all of...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 17, 2015

When departments of transportation get complaints, it's usually about some road or another needing work done. But the Minnesota Department ...

Worker killed in fall from Minnesota jobsite was retired

Worker killed in fall from Minnesota jobsite was...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 17, 2015

A worker who came out of retirement to lend a contractor a hand was killed by a fall last week in ...

Caterpillar Paving to expand manufacturing in Minnesota

Caterpillar Paving to expand manufacturing in Minnesota

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 16, 2015

Caterpillar Paving Products is expanding its production facility in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, pledging a $3 million effort and the creation ...

Without long-term road funding, a Minnesota group has resorted to duct tape

Without long-term road funding, a Minnesota group has...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 21, 2015

Duct tape is a go-to problem solver in many situations. But it’s usually a temporary fix. No one is going ...

Joseph Weaver will lead TKDA’s Highway Group

Joseph Weaver will lead TKDA’s Highway Group

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Dec 09, 2014

Joseph Weaver, PE, has been promoted to Highway Group Manager in the Surface Transportation Division at TKDA. Weaver is more than ...

Texas leads U.S. equipment purchases in Q3, sales down 19 percent from 2013

Texas leads U.S. equipment purchases in Q3, sales down...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 21, 2014

If you believe everything is bigger in Texas, than it should come as no surprise that the state also needs ...

Don’t drink and drive…especially your wheel loader!

Don’t drink and drive…especially your wheel...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 20, 2014

  I’m not sure what’s more disconcerting about this story, that this guy has access to a wheel loader in the ...

Drunk guy arrested after taking wheel loader out for a spin in the middle of the night because he thought it was snowing

Drunk guy arrested after taking wheel loader out for a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 12, 2014

I'm not sure what's more disconcerting about this story, that this guy has access to a wheel loader in the ...

Cement shortage taking its toll on Minnesota projects

Cement shortage taking its toll on Minnesota projects

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Oct 29, 2014

Construction projects in Minnesota are struggling to get done in a timely manner due to a cement shortage. CBS Minnesota ...

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