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New law aimed to protect road workers

New law aimed to protect road workers

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jul 31, 2014

Minnesota has passed a new law aimed at protecting road workers. The law will enforce slower speeds in work zones, ...

Extreme Sandboxes: Could these 3 heavy equipment attractions spread a nationwide craze to get behind the joysticks?

Extreme Sandboxes: Could these 3 heavy equipment...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Apr 30, 2014

All over the country people are laying down cash to do what contractors do everyday: operate equipment. There are currently ...

VIDEO: Watch the Metrodome implosion and full demolition time lapse

VIDEO: Watch the Metrodome implosion and full...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 23, 2014

With an original finish date of May 15, demolition of the Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota was completed last week–nearly a ...

Ford dealer gives away shotgun with the purchase of a pickup

Ford dealer gives away shotgun with the purchase of a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 19, 2014

A lot of car salesman will tell you they "shoot straight," but the ones at Muscatell Burns Ford recently gave that ...

Obama to talk transportation, transit issues during Twin Cities visit

Obama to talk transportation, transit issues during...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Feb 24, 2014

President Barack Obama is expected to talk about transportation and transit issues during his visit to the Twin Cities -- ...

VIDEO: Driver loses control of pickup, survives 40-foot plunge onto a frozen pond

VIDEO: Driver loses control of pickup, survives 40-foot...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 23, 2014

The Ranger was discontinued back in 2011, but after seeing just how "Built Ford Tough" this 2001 model turned out ...

Kandiyohi County uses aggregate base stabilizer on damaged county road

Kandiyohi County uses aggregate base stabilizer on...

Posted by Contributed on Dec 20, 2013

Located in central Minnesota, Kandiyohi County proudly maintains a 649-mile highway system, which includes 452 miles of bituminous roads and ...

Minnesota faces $12 billion highway funding shortfall

Minnesota faces $12 billion highway funding shortfall

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Dec 13, 2013

In the next 20 years, the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) could face a $12 billion dollar shortfall. The Star Tribune ...

House passes water infrastructure bill

House passes water infrastructure bill

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Oct 24, 2013

The House on Wednesday night passed its version of a bill to reauthorize federal waterways spending, the Associated Press reports. The ...

Labor shortage pushes up construction cost of Minnesota Vikings stadium

Labor shortage pushes up construction cost of Minnesota...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 07, 2013

The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority is in the process of doing a bit of recalculating and prioritizing as it faces ...

Twin Cities contractors strike out on their own amid sluggish hiring, housing rebound

Twin Cities contractors strike out on their own amid...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 28, 2013

As a result of still-sluggish hiring in the middle of a housing rebound, more and more contractors in the Minneapolis-St. ...

Minnesota’s Extreme Sandbox gives the public a chance to operate construction equipment

Minnesota’s Extreme Sandbox gives the public a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 20, 2013

An awesome, young company in Hastings, Minnesota is bringing the thrill of operating heavy machinery to the masses. Anyone who has ...

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