Minnesota Department of Transportation

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A car crashes into a truck carrying molten aluminum, causing a fire.

News and Notices

Rice St. entrance closed

Due to construction of a new parking ramp, Ramp F at Central Office (St. Paul), please be aware that the Rice Street entrance to the Transportation Building is closed. More information on interim parking is available here.

2014 construction program announced

MnDOT's 2014 construction program includes work on 74 projects in the Twin Cities and 194 projects in Greater Minnesota that will improve highways, bridges and other infrastructure. The work includes projects funded by the Corridors of Commerce program, a bonding effort aimed at improving roadways for freight travel. An additional 29 projects statewide will improve safety at port and railroad crossings.

For a complete list of projects, including construction dates, traffic impacts and maps, visit www.mndot.gov/construction. You can also stay up-to-date on the program throughout the construction season by reading Newsline.

Check out our nurse tank inspection checklist

To aid carriers and drivers who use anhydrous ammonia nurse tanks, the Minnesota Departments of Agriculture, Public Safety (State Patrol) and Transportation have created a Nurse Tank Inspection Checklist. This checklist helps you to comply with motor carrier safety and hazardous materials regulations.