News and Notices
Rice St. entrance closed
Construction of a new parking ramp, Ramp F, is scheduled to begin Monday, Feb. 24 at Central Office (St. Paul). As a result, the Rice Street entrance to the Transportation Building will be closed for the duration of the project.
Our refund policy has changed
MnDOT's policy on permit refunds has changed. Refunds may be issued under limited circumstances. Submit your request online.
Limited service schedule now posted
Plan ahead for limited staff availability during these dates and times in 2014.
Pilot escort drivers now required to be certified
Effective Jan. 1, 2014, all pilot car drivers that escort oversized loads in Minnesota are required to be certified by the Minnesota State Patrol. For information on training and certification reciprocity, please visit http://hennepintech.edu/customizedtraining/cts/100.
Widths of lane closures automatically restricted
Lane closures that don't show a specific width limit on Mn511 are automatically restricted for permitted loads to a 11'0" wide limit.
Have you checked out the Northwest Passage Corridor?
Now you can view up-to-date load restrictions, rest areas, weather conditions and other information along I-90 / I-94, known as the Northwest Passage corridor. Check out the new site.
Introducing the 511 Trucker's Page
Any motor carrier who has used 511 Traveler Information to view up-to-the-minute conditions on Minnesota traffic, accidents, detours, closures or weather will appreciate the latest enhancement to this system. A new 511 Truckers Page features specific information just for motor carriers. Users can sign up for email alerts on incidents and events. Try it out!