Minnesota Department of Transportation

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News Releases

MnDOT news releases, initiatives and topics that are in the news

General news

Hwy 14 New Ulm to Nicollet Task Force hosting second public meeting Feb. 22 (Feb. 13, 2018)

Public information meeting for Hwy 23 bridge replacement as Deer Creek scheduled Feb. 20 in Holyoke (Feb. 9, 2018)

Minnesota Department of Transportation saved taxpayers $83 million in 2017 (Feb. 8, 2018)

Open house for Willmar Reduced Conflict Intersection set for February 15 (Feb. 7, 2018)

MnDOT starts installing truck parking technology at rest areas (Feb. 6, 2018)

MnDOT District 8 releases public feedback from Litchfield pedestrian flashing beacon test (Feb. 6, 2018)

Greater Mankato Area Highway Construction Showcase set for Feb. 21 (Feb. 5, 2018)

I-35W Bridge colors to change throughout Super Bowl game (Feb. 2, 2018)

Public information meeting for I-35 bridge replacement at Snake River scheduled Feb. 21 in Pine City (Feb. 2, 2018)

Public information meeting for Hwy 23 bridge replacement at Deer Creek scheduled February 20 in Holyoke (Feb. 2, 2018)

MnDOT invites the public to complete I-35 communications online survey (Feb. 2, 2018)

Safe Routes to School plans Winter Walk to School Day Feb. 7 (Feb. 1, 2018)

Public open house for Hwy 12 reconstruction project (Jan. 30, 2018)

Public open house for Hwy 22 and Hwy 55 projects to be held in Eden Valley (Jan. 30, 2018)

Public invited to learn about 2018 construction plans for noise barrier along I-94 in Avon (Jan. 29, 2018)

MnDOT study evaluates tolling feasibility in state (Jan. 26, 2018)

Motorists urged to use caution on Hwy 371 Jan. 27, during Ice Fishing Extravaganza on Gull Lake (Jan. 27, 2018)

MnDOT awards $5 million for port development projects (Jan. 24, 2018)

Open house set Feb. 1 to learn about I-35 concrete overlay at Faribault (Jan. 23, 2018)

Construction open house for Hwy 14/15 in New Ulm Feb. 8 (Jan. 23, 2018)

MnDOT reminds public not to push snow on roads (Jan. 23, 2018)

Project update meeting for Twin Ports Interchange reconstruction project scheduled January 29 in Duluth (Jan. 22, 2018)

MnDOT offers free rides on autonomous shuttle bus Jan. 26-28 (Jan. 22, 2018)

Public open house for Highway 149 tree replanting set for Feb. 15 (Jan. 19, 2018)

MnDOT seeks recommendations for Corridors of Commerce projects (Jan. 18, 2018)

Highway 23 New London Safety Assessment final report complete (Jan. 18, 2018)

Highway 14 New Ulm to Nicollet Task Force hosting first public meeting Feb. 1 (Jan. 17, 2018)

Pedestrian flashing beacon in Litchfield to be removed Jan. 22, 2018 (Jan. 17, 2018)

MnDOT invites public to comment on rules governing public transit (Jan. 16, 2018)

I-35W Bridge to glow purple Friday, Saturday nights (Jan. 10, 2018)

Live webcam for mini-roundabouts in St. James in place through March 2018 (Jan. 10, 2018)

MnDOT urges motorists to be cautious when driving near snowplows (Jan. 10, 2018)

New 11th Ave. Bridge in Austin wins construction award (Jan. 8, 2018)

Environmental Assessment released for Hwy 36/Hadley Avenue Intersection Improvement Project (Jan. 3, 2018)

State and local transportation planners study Hwy 22 corridor from Mapleton to St. Peter (Jan. 3, 2018)

Hwy 60 crossing topic of Jan. 16 meeting in Elysian (Jan. 2, 2018)

State awards $18 million in grants for transportation projects in seven communities (Jan. 2, 2018)

Construction and road conditions

Lane closure on Hwy 28 in Glenwood for water main repair (Feb. 15, 2018)

No travel advisory lifted for northwest Minnesota (Feb. 15, 2018)

White out conditions create hazardous driving conditions in northwestern Minnesota (Feb. 15, 2018)

Hwy 12 in Ortonville to close today for underground utility repair (Feb. 12, 2018)

Temporary traffic changes at Hwy 10/Joplin Street in Elk River scheduled Feb. 6–8 (Jan. 31, 2018)

MnDOT advises motorists to slow down due to icy road conditions (Jan. 31, 2018)

No travel advisory lifted for northwest Minnesota (Jan. 30, 2018)

Hwy 1 in Thief River Falls closed for railroad repair (Jan. 30, 2018)

Blowing snow creates hazardous driving conditions (Jan. 30, 2018)

Hwy 23 east of Milaca to close for underground utility repair (Jan. 24, 2018)

MnDOT snowplows, ice breaker attacking snow, ice compaction in SE Minnesota (Jan. 23, 2018)

MnDOT District 7 lifts no travel advisory (Jan. 23, 2018)

Hazardous driving conditions continue into night (Jan. 22, 2018)

MnDOT District 8 lifts no travel advisory (Jan. 22, 2018)

MnDOT advising no travel on portions of I-35, Hwy 19 in SE Minnesota (Jan. 22, 2018)

Hazardous driving conditions expected in southcentral Minnesota (Jan. 22, 2018)

Difficult travel expected in southeast Minnesota on Monday morning (Jan. 21, 2018)

Winter Storm Watch issued for parts of southeast Minnesota, MnDOT on alert (Jan. 19, 2018)

Winter Storm Watch issued for southern Minnesota Sunday night into Monday (Jan. 19, 2018)

Winter Storm Watch issued for southwest Minnesota (Jan.19, 2018)

Highway 19 in Redwood Falls down to one lane after water main break (Jan. 16, 2018)

Emergency lane closure on Hwy 12 in Ortonville begins today (Jan. 12, 2018)

Storm water tunnel repairs begin Monday, Jan. 15 in St. Paul (Jan. 12, 2018)

Feedback sought on pedestrian flashing beacon in Litchfield (Jan. 12, 2018)

No travel advisory lifted for northwest Minnesota (Jan. 11, 2018)

Highway 2 is now open between Crookston and East Grand Forks (Jan. 11, 2018)

Hwy 2 closed between Crookston and East Grand Forks (Jan. 11, 2018)

No travel advisory remains in effect for Red River Valley (Jan. 11, 2018)

Blowing snow creates hazardous driving conditions (Jan. 10, 2018)

Blowing snow overnight could create hazardous driving conditions (Jan. 10, 2018)

Winter Storm Warning is reminder for motorists to slow down, give snowplows room (Jan. 10, 2018)

Wintry mix expected to impact northern Minnesota (Jan. 10, 2018)

Wintry mix expected to impact southwest and west central Minnesota (Jan. 10, 2018)

MnDOT District 8 prepares for winter storm (Jan. 9, 2018)

Expect delays on Hwy 7 near Lake Lillian (Jan. 6, 2018)

Emergency detour on Hwys 59 and 108 in Pelican Rapids (Jan. 5, 2018)

Tree removal along Hwy 238 in Albany begins Jan. 22 (Jan. 5, 2018)

Lane closure on Hwy 28 in Glenwood begins today (Jan. 2, 2018)