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Now facing murder charge, woman recalls suicidal thoughts in moments before crash that killed road worker

Now facing murder charge, woman recalls suicidal...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 05, 2016

A Minnesota woman was reportedly suicidal when she slammed her SUV into a parked public works truck at 80 miles per ...

Minnesota road worker killed after being struck by SUV while clearing snow from road

Minnesota road worker killed after being struck by SUV...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 02, 2016

A Minnesota worker died days after being struck by a vehicle while he was clearing snow from a road in Bloomington. According ...

Minnesota continues study on raising speed limit on state 2-lane highways

Minnesota continues study on raising speed limit on...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 18, 2016

Minnesota drivers might soon see an increase in the speed limit on state two-lane highways. However state lawmakers aren't taking the ...

Minnesota DOT gives drivers a live look at roads before venturing out in the winter weather

Minnesota DOT gives drivers a live look at roads before...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 01, 2015

Drivers in Minnesota deciding weather to head out onto possibly dangerous roads during the winter might be wise to check ...

2015 Better Roads Bridge Inventory: Ohio the bridge poster child; D.C. still has most SD/FO spans

2015 Better Roads Bridge Inventory: Ohio the bridge...

Posted by Chris Hill on Nov 17, 2015

No surprise: the top challenge facing state DOTs in improving structurally deficient (SD) and functionally obsolete (FO) bridges is funding, ...

Montana tops list of 10 deadliest states for motorists

Montana tops list of 10 deadliest states for motorists

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 08, 2015

Forbes has a new list out of the top 10 deadliest states in America for drivers, and Montana's 80 mph ...

Forklift accident claims life of teenage construction worker on Bong Bridge

Forklift accident claims life of teenage construction...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Sep 23, 2015

An 18-year-old Wisconsin construction worker died Monday following a forklift accident on the Bong Bridge, which connects Wisconsin and Minnesota. The Duluth ...

Minnesota Vikings honor construction worker killed in fall from future stadium with helmet decal

Minnesota Vikings honor construction worker killed in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 31, 2015

Three days after a tragic accident that killed one worker and left another injured at the site of the Minnesota ...

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 ...

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