THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Mystery Bridge update: The Horn's Ferry Bridge and others
Also: Another potential Mystery Bridge in Marion County gone by floods.
With plans wrapped up for the Historic Bridge Weekend and the events to take place in Marion County, combined with the plan t... Posted on 4/26/13 at 6:53 AM
REPRINT 1940: Highway Jobs
There were plenty of advertised construction projects in 1940.... Posted on 5/15/11 at 12:00 AM
HEALTHBEAT Building boom on the prairie
There's been a fairly significant hospital building boom out here on the Minnesota prairie over the past decade. I didn't realize how extensive it was until I started collecting information last mon... Posted on 4/6/10 at 11:32 AM
CAPITOL CHATTER Road work ahead
Minnesota transportation officials plan $1.4 billion in construction projects on the state's roadways this year.
In all, the state Transportation Department plans 51 Twin Cities-area projects and 172 ... Posted on 4/8/09 at 9:22 AM
Road repairs and detours on Minnesota 60 leave nearby businesses with fewer customers WORTHINGTON — Tesa Spillman drives in to work every day at the Blue Line Travel Center from her home at Okabena, and while the recent spike in gas prices is difficult on a budget, it comes at a time when she’s already suffering from lost tips and a cut in hours.
JASPER — An informational meeting on construction on Minnesota 23 from Pipestone to Interstate 90, which includes a detour, and U.S. 75 near Trosky will be from 5 to 6:30 p.m. May 2 in the meeting room at Memorial Hall, 105 Wall St. E., Jasper.
Final phase of MN 60 work set to begin
in May WORTHINGTON — While there still may be areas of snow yet to melt in Worthington, summer has to be around the corner, and with that comes the final year of road construction on the Minnesota 60 four-lane expansion project through town.
CHEROKEE, Iowa — Road construction work on Iowa 86 from the intersection with Iowa 9 north to the Minnesota state line will require closing the roadway to traffic beginning Monday, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Cherokee construction office.
City exceeds $30 million in building permits in 2012
WORTHINGTON — The city of Worthington issued more than $30 million worth of building permits in 2012, only the second time in the last 28 years it has reached that mark.
C.S.A.H. 10, 35, in progress
WORTHINGTON — Slow down — road construction season is still in progress.
Local motorists have probably already noticed the construction projects underway along County State Aid Highways (C.S.A.H.) 10 and 35 near Worthington Middle School (WMS), but they might not be aware of the projects’ goals or targeted completion dates.
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