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Electronic sign hacked to display ‘Bush did 9/11′ in Minnesota work zone

Electronic sign hacked to display ‘Bush did...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 25, 2015

A portable electronic sign at a construction site in Minnesota briefly detoured from it's normal job displaying safety warnings at the ...

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 ...

Minnesota gas tax would increase 16 cents a gallon under Senate bill

Minnesota gas tax would increase 16 cents a gallon...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 29, 2015

The Minnesota Senate has approved a bill that would increase the state’s gas tax by 16 cents per gallon and ...

APA announces 7 state DOTs as winners for 2014 Perpetual Pavement Awards

APA announces 7 state DOTs as winners for 2014...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 23, 2015

The Asphalt Pavement Alliance (APA), in coordination with the National Center for Asphalt Technology (NCAT) have selected seven transportation agencies ...

Minnesota DOT to tackle 290 statewide construction projects this season

Minnesota DOT to tackle 290 statewide construction...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 08, 2015

The Minnesota Department of Transportation has begun work on 290 transportation construction projects for this season, many of which will ...

Minnesota DOT creates bridge deck deterioration timelines to predict needed repairs

Minnesota DOT creates bridge deck deterioration...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 04, 2015

Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) researchers are using a database of historical bridge deck inspection and construction reports to help ...

Eight students 2014 MAPA scholarships

Eight students 2014 MAPA scholarships

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 25, 2014

The Minnesota Asphalt Pavement Association (MAPA) has recognized eight students with 2014 MAPA Scholarships. This is the first Annual MAPA ...

Update: MnDOT mine expansion will result in state’s tallest bridge

Update: MnDOT mine expansion will result in...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 24, 2014

  In late October Aggregates Manager reported that the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) was facing a tough decision over a mine ...

MnDOT paying farmers for standing corn stalks

MnDOT paying farmers for standing corn stalks

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 07, 2014

Minnesota transportation officials are offering to pay farms who leave corn stalks standing along highways this winter. The Minnesota Department of Transportation ...

Vehicles covered in oil and grime after construction project gone wrong

Vehicles covered in oil and grime after construction...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 28, 2014

Drivers headed west on Highway 19 near Northfield, Minnesota, found an unpleasant surprise on their vehicles. Commuters saw signs warning ...

Down to the Dirt: Intelligent and new technologies are revolutionizing soil compaction

Down to the Dirt: Intelligent and new technologies are...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 06, 2014

Intelligent compaction – matched with more productive operational control systems – is revolutionizing the commonplace world of dirt rolling. Yesterday’s slow-but-steady ...

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 ...

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