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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 ...

MnDOT launches route-planning app, webpage for truck drivers

MnDOT launches route-planning app, webpage for truck...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Aug 09, 2013

The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) has launched a real-time service webpage for truck drivers. The new page, part of the ...

ELSA up close. // Credit: Minnesota Public Radio/Conrad Wilson

Former contractor breaks down communication barriers...

Posted by Brittany Johnson on Aug 09, 2013

Imagine yourself in the middle of an important project. You need to tell your workers about a crucial step in ...

Foxx talks transportation needs in Connecticut, Minnesota

Foxx talks transportation needs in Connecticut,...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 23, 2013

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on Monday took his first official trips, visiting New Haven, Connecticut, and Minneapolis, Minnesota. Foxx, who officially ...

Twin Cities’ Metro Transit cracks down on fare-paying

Twin Cities’ Metro Transit cracks down on fare-paying

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 15, 2013

Minnesota’s Metro Transit has begun implementing a system to help the transit determine when and where riders are not paying, ...

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