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July 29, 2013
Minnesota 60 north of Armour Road to open by mid-August
WORTHINGTON -- A lack of rain has helped construction crews gain ground on the Minnesota 60 four-lane expansion project in the city of Worthington,...
July 29, 2013 - 10:39pm
July 23, 2013
Nobles, Cottonwood and Jackson counties approve wheelage tax
WORTHINGTON -- Nobles County commissioners on Tuesday voted 3-2 to implement a wheelage tax that could generate approximately $204,820 in additional funds for transportation projects in 2014.
July 23, 2013 - 10:51pm
Detour removal from Minnesota 23 in Rock County moved to week of July 29
MANKATO -- Motorists in Rock County will need to wait until the week of July 29 for the Minnesota 23 detour to be removed. Officials from the Minnesota Department of Transportation reported earlier that the plan was to open Minnesota 23 the week of July 22. Additional work needed...
July 23, 2013 - 10:49pm
January 2, 2013
As others see it: Road funding needs innovation, money
There is probably no tougher nut to crack than that of adequate transportation funding in Minnesota, but there is also nothing more basic to economic prosperity than an efficient and safe transportation system. So, once again, Minnesota leaders must come up with a way to fund the...
January 2, 2013 - 12:00am
June 17, 2012
SRDC earns award for transportation
WASHINGTON -- The Southwest Regional Development Commission in Slayton, in collaboration with the Rural Minnesota Energy Board, has been awarded a 2012 Excellence in Regional Transportation Award from the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) for its role in facilitating...
June 17, 2012 - 8:11pm
September 26, 2011
Letter: A wake-up call on school bus service
First of all, let me start out by saying I am very angry that my children were left by the bus that was late on Sept. 8. I understand there are kinks in the system and all, yet this was the third week of school and no child should be left to walk 1 1/2 miles to where I work to get...
September 26, 2011 - 12:00am
March 22, 2011
Editorial: Boost the bridges
Given today's weather forecast, there's a good chance no one will be gathered this morning at the County State Aid Highway 1 bridge near Brewster. Then again, given the fact the bridge collapsed last year -- and several other bridges around the region are old and deteriorating --...
March 22, 2011 - 12:00am
December 3, 2010
Nobles County facing bridge woes
WORTHINGTON -- Increased truck traffic and vehicles designed to carry larger loads are creating a toll on Nobles County's bridges that were designed...
December 3, 2010 - 9:33pm
November 26, 2010
As others see it: Lost flights and rail. What's next?
Common-sense Central Minnesotans can't help but agree with the Northstar Corridor Development Authority's recent decision to put on hold efforts to expand the commuter rail line from Big Lake to St. Cloud. The numbers -- train ridership, the St. Cloud bus link, gas prices, unemployment...
November 26, 2010 - 12:00am
November 25, 2010
U.S. 71 near Windom opens
MANKATO -- The new U.S. Highway 71 bridge located one-half mile south of Minnesota 60 junction near Windom reopened to traffic Wednesday afternoon, according to officials at the Minnesota Department of Transportation. U.S. 71 has been closed since July 12 and was expected to be complete...
November 25, 2010 - 10:01pm
October 15, 2010
Minnesota 60 landscape plans to be unveiled
WORTHINGTON -- Area residents interested in the aesthetic design plans for the Minnesota 60 construction project are invited to attend a meeting from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 26 at Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce's conference room, 1121 Third Ave. A committee of Worthington residents...
October 15, 2010 - 9:39pm
September 27, 2010
As others see it: Too much in car can kill on road
One wonders if driving has become the distraction or is it all the other multi-tasking, be it texting, operating an I-pod or radio, or watching the latest car gizmo out of Japan. Distracted driving has become a national challenge and it is not getting any better. Nearly 5,500 people...
September 27, 2010 - 12:00am
September 22, 2010
MnDOT urges motorists, farmers to share the road
ST. PAUL -- It's harvest time and the Minnesota Department of Transportation is urging motorists on Minnesota highways to be aware of the large farm equipment transporting crops to markets, grain elevators and processing plants. "Record harvests are being predicted this year," said...
September 22, 2010 - 12:00pm
August 30, 2010
As others see it: Transportation upgrade is necessary
If transportation infrastructure is key to statewide economic development, Minnesota appears headed down the road to ruin. Half the bridges and 30 percent of the roads are not in a "good" condition, according to the state's own reports. The Pawlenty administration's MnDOT has never...
August 30, 2010 - 12:00am
April 2, 2010
SRDC committee to meet Thursday
SLAYTON -- The Southwest Regional Development Commission (SRDC) Transportation Committee will meet at 5:15 p.m. Thursday, April 8, at the CRD Office Board Room, 2401 Broadway Ave., Slayton. The agenda topics will be the SRDC Transportation Work Program for FY 2011 and Functional...
April 2, 2010 - 12:00am