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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 provides roughly $32 million in grants for state highway projects designed for economic development

Minnesota DOT provides roughly $32 million in grants...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jan 08, 2016

The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) has awarded approximately $32 million in grants for state highway projects that are designed ...

MnDOT takes advantage of unseasonably high temps in preparation for winter storms

MnDOT takes advantage of unseasonably high temps in...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 10, 2015

The Minnesota Department of Transportation would normally already be busy with keeping the roads safe during winter weather, but a ...

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 ...

Flat-out Smarter: The key advances moving roller compactors forward

Flat-out Smarter: The key advances moving roller...

Posted by Chris Hill on Oct 13, 2015

Compaction equipment manufacturers are rolling out several technological advances to their machines. Leading the way are enhancements to the operator’s environment, ...

FHWA awards $6.4 million for speed-innovative projects

FHWA awards $6.4 million for speed-innovative projects

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 13, 2015

The Federal Highway Administration has awarded more than $6.4 million in grants to a tribal government and six states as part ...

Pleased with initial drone bridge inspections, Minnesota DOT plans to push aircraft’s capabilities further

Pleased with initial drone bridge inspections,...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 05, 2015

Drones could become the primary method for bridge inspections for the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The department has been impressed by ...

Minnesota DOT installing Rural Intersection Conflict Warning Systems at 54 intersections (VIDEO)

Minnesota DOT installing Rural Intersection Conflict...

Posted by Chris Hill on Sep 30, 2015

The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) is updating 54 rural intersections with intelligent transportation systems to improve intersection safety. MnDOT is ...

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 ...

FHWA announces winners of the 2015 Transportation Planning Excellence Awards

FHWA announces winners of the 2015 Transportation...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 23, 2015

The Federal Highway Administration recently honored eight transportation projects from across the country with the 2015 Transportation Planning Excellence Awards. The award, ...

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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