CAPITOL CHATTER MnDOT looks 50 years down the road, sees potholes
Many people have trouble planning next weekend, but the Minnesota Department of Transportation is looking 50 years down the road.
Not surprisingly, MnDOT discovered it faces many challenges.
A draft... Posted on 10/5/11 at 3:50 AM
ST. PAUL – Heavy snow compaction and ice from Thursday’s extensive snowfall are making travel difficult to hazardous from the southwest corner to the northeast corner of Minnesota. Roads in the Twin Cities Metro area are in fair condition.
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) announced Friday that Windom and Jackson will both be receiving needed grants for area highway improvement projects, according to an email from District 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton.
MANKATO — The Minnesota Department of Transportation selected the preferred alignments for finishing the four-lane expansion on Minnesota 60 from Windom to St. James, according to Peter Harff, project manager.
WORTHINGTON — Of the 27 counties that make up her territory in the Area Transportation Partnership, Amy Roggenbuck is rather proud of the fact that none made it onto the list of the Top 10 counties in Minnesota for fatal and serious injury crashes.
JASPER — Plans for a new road surface on Minnesota 23 from Interstate 90 to Jasper this summer provides an opportunity for land owners with damaged drain crossings, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
WORTHINGTON — During the winter months, the Minnesota Department of Transportation is reminding drivers that through-traffic on Phase One (Nobles County 4 to Paul Avenue) of the Minnesota 60 highway construction is not allowed.
ST. PAUL — Allowable winter load limits on Minnesota highways in the southern frost zone — including Pipestone, Rock, Murray, Nobles, Cottonwood and Jackson counties — will increase up to 10 percent at 12.01 a.m. Monday.
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