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Roadwork: 2013, 2012 General News: 2013, 2012

 

Roadwork: 2014

 

Hwy 10

 

All eastbound lanes of Hwy 10 near Verndale now open (July 16, 2014) Road was partially under water earlier this week.

 

Emergency powerline repairs: Hwy 10 east of Staples closes July 9 (July 8, 2014)

 

Eastbound Hwy 10 reduced to single lane in Elk River June 25 (June 24, 2014)

 

CR 3 ramp to eastbound Hwy 10 in Sauk Rapids to close until early-July (June 4, 2014)

 

 

Open house for Highway 10 interchange project in Rice scheduled for April 3 (March 26, 2014)

 

 

Ramp from EB Hwy 10 to SB Hwy 101 in Elk River to close March 26 (March 25, 2014)

 

Hwy 15

 

Hwy 15 lane closures in St. Cloud, Sartell (July 14, 2014) Reestablish turf along road. Lane closures at CR 120.

 

Hwy 12

 

Hwy 12 lane closures near Cokato, Delano (June 20, 2014)

 

Hwy 22

 

Concrete rehabilitation on Hwy 22 south of Eden Valley begins May 7 (May 5, 2014) Replace concrete road section. Portable signal thru work area. Work to be complete by May 21, 2014.

 

Hwy 22 detour in north Eden Valley through May 13 via Stearns Ave/CR 9. Posted 7 ton limit; overweight vehicles use alternative routes.

 

FLOOD ADVISORY: Segments of Hwy 22 south of Richmond underwater (June 4, 2014)

 

Hwy 23

 

Hwy 23 lane closures west of Richmond July 10 (July 9, 2014)

Hwy 23 reduce to single lane in Waite Park (July 7, 2014)

 

Hwy 25

 

Hwy 25 south of Watertown scheduled to open, lift detour, June 2 (Updated May 16, 2014)

  • Detour via Hwy 7, CR 33, CR 8 and CR 30.

 

Hwy 55

 

Update: Lane closures on Hwy 55 between Rockford, Maple Lake (Updated May 12, 2014)

 

I-94

 

Westbound I-94 lane closures west of Melrose June 23-25 (June 16, 2014) Bridge maintenance.

 

WB I-94 ramps in Monticello close; all four-lanes of I-94 switch to eastbound side of road May 22 (May 16, 2014)

 

I-94 collector-distributor road in Albertville closes through May 15 (Updated May 12, 2014)

 

Eastbound I-94 shoulder closures near Hwy 241 begin June 9 (June 6, 2014)

 

I-94 reduced to single lane in St. Michael May 21 (May 21, 2014)

 

Slow traffic expected on I-94 west of St. Cloud March 10-12 (March 6, 2014)

 

Helicopter work planned over Interstate 94 near Melrose (Feb. 3, 2014)

 

Hwy 95

 

Road closures on Hwy 95, local roads in Cambridge (April 7, 2014) Replace bridge.

 

Hwy 169

 

Hwy 169 in Aitkin scheduled to close May 29 (May 27, 2014)

 

Hwy 169 in Aitkin reduced to single lane June 6 (June 4, 2014)

 

Hwy 210

 

Lane closures on Highway 210 west of Baxter scheduled Monday, June 9 (June 3, 2014)

 

Hwy 238 Albany

 

Hwy 238 lane closures in Albany June 18-19 (June 6, 2014)

 

Hwy 301

 

Highway 301 closes in St. Cloud July 1 (June 26, 2014)

 

Hwy 371

 

Hwy 371 in Baxter to close May 5–7 (April 29, 2014)

 

 

Hwy 371, CR 18 road construction in Nisswa Project completed in June 2014.

 

Hwy 371/200 traffic in Walker to be detoured weekdays (June 5, 2014)

 

Multiple locations

 

Prescribed fires planned along Hwy 55, Lake Wobegon Trail, Hwy 10 (May 12, 2014) May 12-31

 

Roadwork: 2013

 

Hwy 10

 

Hwy 10 lane restrictions in Elk River extended thru July 17 (July 11, 2013)

 

Segment of CR 2 closes Oct. 8 (Oct. 1, 2013)

 

Hwy 10 lane closures begin Sept. 16 (Sept. 16)

 

Hwy 12

 

Hwy 12 lane closures near Cokato, Delano (Sept. 9, 2013) Resurface road. Lane closures, pilot car, flaggers. Work to be complete by spring 2014.

 

Hwy 15

 

Both directions of Hwy 15 at CR 120 in Sartell, St. Cloud reduced to single lane Sept. 4 (Sept. 3, 2013)

 

Hwy 18

 

Highway 18 detour begins Sept. 9 east of Mille Lacs Lake (Sept. 4, 2013) Improve drainage. Detour via CRs 30, 132 and 109 thru Sept. 13.

 

Hwy 22

 

Reconstruct Hwy 22 in Eden Valley (Aug. 26, 2013)

 

Hwy 23

 

Highway 23 closes east of Bock (Aug. 29, 2013)

 

Hwy 23/Division St lane closures scheduled in St. Cloud overnight Aug. 1 (Aug. 1, 2013)

 

Lane closures scheduled July 1–2 on highways near Foley, St. Cloud (June 28, 2013)

 

Westbound Hwy 23 reduced to single lane in Foley (Updated May 22, 2013)

 

Hwy 23 lane closures, St. Cloud to Foley, June 18-19 (June 17, 2013)

 

Hwy 27

 

Hwy 27 closes in Little Falls July 11-12 (July 9, 2013)

 

 

Hwy 28

 

Hwy 28 resurfacing west of Sauk Centre (April 23, 2013)

 

Expect lane closures on I-94 at Albany on April 8 (April 4, 2013)

 

I-94 resurfacing project begins today from St. Cloud, Clearwater (April 3, 2013)

 

Hwy 55

 

Prescribed fires planned along Highway 55 Brooten to Regal (Oct. 28, 2013)

 

UPDATE: Lane closures complete on Hwy 55 at two locations between Rockford, Maple Lake (Oct. 3, 2013)

 

 

Hwy 65/23

 

Hwy 65/23 road resurfacing at Mora: Work completed on Sept. 12, 2013.

 

 

Hwy 71

 

Highway 71 in Sauk Centre closes Aug. 5–7 (*Updated Aug. 6, 2013)

 

Hwy 71 closures Bertha to Long Prairie (May 3, 2013)

 

Hwy 95

 

Lane closures on Highway 95 in Cambridge scheduled July 24 (July 23, 2013)

 

I-94

 

Westbound I-94 lane closures underway Nov. 12 (Nov. 12, 2013)

 

I-94 lane closure in St. Augusta scheduled for Oct. 1 (Sept. 26, 2013)

 

I-94 road surface repairs St. Michael to Monticello: (June-August 2013)

 

I-94 ramp in Albertville to close overnight Aug. 8, 11 (Aug. 7, 2013)

 

WB I-94 reduced to single lane overnight in Albertville July 2–3 (July 2, 2013)

 

I-94 lanes open Clearwater to St. Cloud as Independence Day approaches (June 28, 2013)

 

Hwy 25 ramp to EB I-94 in Monticello closes May 9-Mid-Sept (May 2, 2014)

 

Hwy 169

 

Hwy 169 lane closures Zimmerman to Long Siding (June 26, 2013)

 

Hwy 169 lane closures along Mille Lacs Lake (May 23, 2013)

 

Hwy 169 lane closures Milaca to Onamia (April 30, 2013)

 

Hwy 210

 

Hwy 210 reduced to single lane between Baxter, Pillager beginning Sept. 30 (Sept. 23, 2013)

 

Hwy 238

 

Reconstruct Hwy 238 in Albany (Aug. 2, 2013)

 

Hwy 371

 

Hwy 371/Nisswa Ave lane closures scheduled Sept. 16 (Sept. 13, 2013)

 

Various

 

 

Lane closures on Hwys 71, 210 and 10 begin Sept. 25 (Sept. 24, 2013)

 

Lane closures planned on area highways for crack sealing (May 16, 2013)

 

Daytime lane closures planned on area highways in central Minnesota (Aug. 15, 2013)


Roadwork: 2012

 

Hwy 10

 

EB Hwy 10 reduced to single lane in Big Lake beginning Dec. 3 (Nov. 30, 2012) Utility work. Expect lane closures Dec. 3-17 daily from 8 a.m. to 4 a.m. the following day.

 

Hwy 10 daytime lane closures (Aug. 14, 2012)

 

Intermittent lane closures on Hwy 10 at Airport Rd (July 10, 2012)

 

 

Update: Hwy 10 in St. Cloud reducing to a single lane (June 27, 2012)

 

Hwy 10 resurfacing project (April 2, 2012)

 

Hwy 15

 

Watch for slow or stopped traffic Monday on Hwy 15 in St. Cloud/Sartell (Sept. 7, 2012)

 

Hwy 18

 

Hwy 18 along north shore of Mille Lacs Lake closing Sept. 10 (Aug. 31, 2012)

 

Hwy 22

 

Hwy 22 detour at Richmond begins Aug. 16 (Aug. 14, 2012)

 

 

Hwy 23

 

Division St project in St. Cloud (May 31, 2012)

 

Sections of Hwy 23 reduced to single-lane (June 25, 2012)

 

Hwy 23 East of St. Cloud to Foley

 

 

Hwy 23 ribbon cutting celebration set for Nov. 8 in Foley (Nov. 6, 2012)

 

Lane closures on Hwy 23 west of Waite Park (May 24, 2012)

 

Now Open: Hwy 23 in St. Cloud from Wilson to Lincoln Ave (Aug. 30, 2012) Ped bridge completed. Detour lifted.

 

Hwy 24

 

Lane closures scheduled on Hwy 24 in Clearwater Oct. 11-12 (Oct. 10, 2012) Repair pavement. Lane closures, flaggers; from 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11 until noon Friday, Oct. 12.

 

Hwy 27

 

Nighttime lane closures on Highway 27 in Little Falls begin Sept. 10 (Sept. 7, 2012)

 

Hwy 27 project from Isle to Woodland (May 10, 2012)

 

Resurfacing of Hwys 27, 169 in Mille Lacs county (May 11, 2012)

 

Hwy 55/25

 

Overnight lane closures scheduled at Hwy 55/25 intersection in Buffalo (Sept. 6, 2012)

 

 

Hwy 84

 

Hwy 84 lane closures (June 29, 2012) Repair slopes. Daylight lane closures, flaggers. Work to be complete by early August.

 

I-94

 

Bridge closures scheduled for Stearns CR 159/I-94 near St. John’s University (July 26, 2012)

 

New I-94 interchange configuration opens in Albertville (Nov. 16, 2012)

 

Hwy 95

 

Hwy 95 detour in Cambridge begins Oct. 1 (Sept. 25, 2012) Railroad crossing repairs. Detour via N Emerson St and N Main St. Work to be complete by 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5.

 

Hwy 169

 

Road resurfacing: Lane and ramp closures from Hwy 10/101 to Sherburne CR 4. Work to be complete by mid-October.

 

 

Hwy 210

 

Hwy 210/169 reduces to single lane beginning Aug. 27 (Aug. 24, 2012)

 

Lane closures scheduled at six intersections along Hwy 210, Hwy 371 (July 11, 2012)

 

Expect lane closures on Hwy 210 in Brainerd on May 1 (April 27, 2012)

 

Hwy 371

 

New segment of Crow Wing CR 18 with roundabout now open in Nisswa (Nov. 6, 2012)

 

Hwy 371 project (April 17, 2012)

 

 

Various

 

Various Hwys

 

Temporary lane closures on five highways in Little Falls, Brainerd, Motley and Upsala (Aug. 21, 2012)

 

 

Rural intersection overhead lighting installations (April 24, 2012)

 

Resurfacing projects in Stearns, Sherburne and Wright counties (May18, 2012)

 

 

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General News: 2014

Ice flows create hazardous driving conditions on Highway 169 along Lake Mille Lacs (April 28, 2014)

 

MnDOT urges drivers to use caution in highway work zones during fishing opener weekend (May 9, 2014)

 

Blowing, drifting snow creates hazardous driving conditions in central Minnesota (Feb. 21, 2014)

 

 

General News: 2013

 

MnDOT relies on parents to teach children about dangers of snowplows (Dec. 23, 2013)

 

MnDOT reminds property owners of reflector requirements along highways (Dec. 18, 2013)

 

MnDOT seeks applicants for $4.7 million in Safe Routes to School grants (Dec. 16, 2013)

 

Black ice, refreezing create dangerous driving conditions (Dec. 13, 2013)

 

Toward Zero Deaths (TZD) Star Award winner announced from East Central Minnesota (Dec. 5, 2013)

 

I-94 rolling roadblock scheduled tonight west of St. Cloud (Dec. 17, 2013)

 

MnDOT commissioner to host town hall event (Nov. 22, 2013)

 

MnDOT’s 2013 state fair booth focuses on getting people, goods from A to B (Aug. 19, 2013)

 

Updated Minnesota state bicycle map now available (Aug. 20, 2013)

 

MnDOT invites public input on draft Minnesota 20-year State Highway Investment  (July 1, 2013)

 

MnDOT invites Brainerd Lakes area to celebrate Independence Day by donating blood (June 25, 2013)

 

Higher temperatures lead to more bicyclist deaths, injuries (June 6, 2013)

 

Finally, books closed on the statewide 2012-13 winter season (June 5, 2013)

 

East Central Minnesota Toward Zero Deaths workshop convenes in St. Cloud

 

MnDOT urges travelers to use caution in work zones during Memorial Day weekend (May 23, 2013)

 

New Hwy 24 Clearwater bridge location decided (April 8, 2013)

 

Motorists urged to use caution on Hwy 371 Jan. 19 (Jan. 18, 2013)

 

Fence along Highway 10 in Sauk Rapids destroyed for second time in three weeks (Jan. 8, 2013) Information sought on vandalism

 

 

Tow Plow
New snow removal ‘tow plow’ technology to be used on area Hwys

 

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