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October 30, 2015
New lanes open along Minnesota 60
MANKATO — The new eastbound lanes of Minnesota 60 from Mountain Lake to Butterfield opened Friday afternoon. However, the westbound lanes will be restricted to one lane with no passing for the next few days, as crews continue to complete the new pavement markings. Eastbound motorists...
October 30, 2015 - 9:54pm
October 5, 2015
MnDOT announces availability of $9.7 million in grants for local community projects
ST. PAUL — Minnesota communities, schools and their partners are invited to apply for funding for local projects that enhance transportation goals, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. A total of $9.7 million is available through two competitive grant programs:...
October 5, 2015 - 8:25pm
September 27, 2015
A tricky, dangerous job: Snowplow drivers to undergo intensive training in next few weeks
DETROIT LAKES — Just in case winter decides to show up again this year, MnDOT snowplow drivers have to be ready. It’s no joke to be behind the wheel of one of those new 35-ton tandem-axle truck plows. First off, you have to control the front plow, and if you can’t see the...
September 27, 2015 - 7:50pm
August 17, 2015
U.S. 59 work delayed until Wednesday
SLAYTON — The start date for a mill and overlay project on U.S. 59 from Fulda to Slayton has been delayed to Wednesday. Alternating lane closures will take place. Work will occur on the shoulders as well. Traffic will be directed through the work zone by a pilot car and flaggers....
August 17, 2015 - 8:34pm
July 22, 2015
Construction on Oxford Street, Humiston Avenue
WORTHINGTON — Traffic lane and signal light changes are scheduled to begin today at the intersection of Oxford Street and Humiston Avenue, according to a press release from the city of Worthington Engineering Department. The intersection will be open to traffic at all times, with...
July 22, 2015 - 10:07pm
July 13, 2015
Interstate 90 eastbound traffic to detour Wednesday
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County State Aid Highway 35 between Worthington and Adrian will see increased traffic on Wednesday, as the Minnesota Department of Transportation plans to detour all eastbound Interstate 90 traffic onto the county road while repairs are performed on the Interstate....
July 13, 2015 - 9:13pm
July 9, 2015
Interstate 90 ramps to open soon at Jackson and Sherburn
MANKATO — Progress on the Interstate 90 pavement project in Jackson and Martin County results in the opening of more ramps including the eastbound I-90 ramps at Highway 71 in Jackson today and the westbound ramps in Sherburn on July 17, weather permitting. Upcoming closures due...
July 9, 2015 - 8:38pm
June 14, 2015
I-90, U.S. 71 closure extended
MANKATO — The Interstate 90/U.S. 71 ramps at Jackson will remain closed until the week of June 22 due to a combination of weather and pavement problems, according to Minnesota Department of Transportation officials. The extended closure also delays the opening of the Jackson westbound...
June 14, 2015 - 8:32pm
June 7, 2015
Eastbound I-90 construction in Nobles County begins June 15
ADRIAN — Interstate 90 motorists in Nobles County can expect lane restrictions and ramp closures from Adrian to Rushmore beginning June 15 as crews resurface the pavement on the eastbound lanes. I-90 traffic will be carried two-way on two lanes; however construction staging will...
June 7, 2015 - 7:26pm
May 29, 2015
Toward Zero Deaths -- all about saving lives
FAIRMONT — Members of law enforcement and other government agencies gathered Friday morning in Fairmont for the South Central Minnesota Toward...
May 29, 2015 - 9:55pm
May 25, 2015
MN 60 detour begins June 1
MANKATO — Motorists can expect a detour on Minnesota 60 from Mountain Lake and Butterfield beginning June 1 for about two months. The detour consists of Cottonwood County 1 and 16, and Watonwan County 10 and 5. The detour adds approximately eight miles. The two-month detour is...
May 25, 2015 - 8:30pm
May 15, 2015
I-90 work to begin in Jackson County
MANKATO — Interstate 90 travelers in Jackson County are advised of lane restrictions, reduced speeds and periodic ramp closures for the majority of the construction season beginning May 26. Motorists are advised to check www.511mn.org before they travel for up-to-date ramp closures...
May 15, 2015 - 9:35pm
May 5, 2015
Stretch of Minnesota 60 to become four lanes
WORTHINGTON — A four-lane design plan has been approved for Minnesota 60 in the Bingham Lake area. For more than a year, the Bingham Lake City Council and the Minnesota Department of Transportation engineers have been brainstorming design options for the current two-lane highway. According...
May 5, 2015 - 9:12pm
April 29, 2015
Interstate 90 slated for improvements
MANKATO — Interstate 90 travelers are advised of “construction ahead” in southwestern Minnesota as projects begin in May and reach into five counties for the majority of the construction season. I-90 traffic will be carried two-ways on two lanes; however construction staging...
April 29, 2015 - 8:24pm
April 27, 2015
In transportation debate, mayors want to be remembered
ST. PAUL — Minnesota mayors say their cities need more street money from the state. “A preemptive strike is needed,” Frazee Mayor Hank...
April 27, 2015 - 7:36pm