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Nov. 25, 2013

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Jim Curran selected as assistant district engineer for MnDOT District Two


BEMIDJI, Minn. – Jim Curran has been named assistant district engineer for program delivery for the Minnesota Department of Transportation District 2 in Northwestern Minnesota.

Curran had been serving in an acting role since June 2012 and has been with MnDOT for more than 25 years. He has previously held roles with construction, design, surveys, materials, bridge, right of way and maintenance operations.

A native of Aitkin, Minn., Curran earned his civil engineering degree from North Dakota State University in 1986. He will oversee the traffic, materials, project management, design, right of way, and contract administration of the district’s construction program.

District 2 comprises over 1,800 miles of state highways across 14 counties and employs approximately 220 people to handle snow and ice control, roadway construction, traffic, land acquisition, business operations, planning, design and other transportation-related duties.

You can learn more about MnDOT District 2, at to www.mndot.gov/d2.



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