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Transportation Partners

 

Central Minnesota Area Transportation Partnerships: Bring together the federally funded transportation improvement recommendations into an integrated list of transportation investments for its region.

 

St. Cloud Area Planning Organization (APO): Forecasting future travel demands, multi-modal transportation plans and improvement programs encompassing the St. Cloud Metro Area.

 

Region 7W Transportation Policy Board: Benton, Sherburne, Stearns and Wright counties.

 

Region Five Development Commission: Cass, Crow Wing, Morrison, Todd and Wadena counties.

 

Region 7E Development Commission: Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs and Pine counties.

 

Tribes and Transportation: Information and contacts for Indian tribal governments located within Minnesota.

 

Toward Zero Deaths (TZD): Approach based on the belief that even one traffic-related death on our roads is unacceptable. TZD focuses on four (e's) targeted areas: education, enforcement, engineering, and emergency services

 

 

Financing Minnesota Roads

 

State Transportation Investment Plan (STIP) Detailed report for transportation needs for 2009-2028 in District 3.

 

Minnesota GO Statewide Multi-Mobil Transportation Plan

 

Future construction projects: Listing of major construction projects planned for District 3 beyond 2012. Dates subject to change.

 

Congressional Transportation Status Report

 

Transit & Commuter Rail

 

Greater Minnesota Transit Plan

 

St. Cloud Metro Bus: St. Cloud, Sauk Rapids, Waite Park, Sartell and North Star Commuter

Northstar Commuter Rail: Big Lake to Minneapolis

Rural Transit: Providers by county

 

Work Zone Safety

 

Work Zone Safety Awareness Presentation: Promotes safe driving in winter and summer work zones. District 3 employees will share personal experiences and teach students about highway work zones safety.

 

How to Drive Roundabouts: Used in Minnesota as an alternative to traditional traffic signals and stop-controlled intersections. In 2010, District 3 is constructing its first roundabout at Hwy 95 and Mille Lacs County Rd 29 in Princeton.

 

Facilities

 

District 3 Main Offices: Baxter District Headquarters and St. Cloud Office

 

St. Cloud Training Center: For government (city, county, and state) held meetings, conferences, workshops and training.

 

District 3 Rest Areas: Baxter and St. Cloud

 

 

Web page: J Seelen

Winter Maintenance Chemical
and Application Research

 

chemical scatter testing

 

How to efficiently deliver deicing chemicals to road surfaces using various methods.

 

 

Disclaimer of Non-Endorsement: Reference herein to any specific commercial products, processes, services by trade name, trademark, manufacturer or otherwise, does not constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation or favoring by the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

 

Roadside Partners

 

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Adopt-A-Highway: Public service program for volunteers to pick up litter along Minnesota’s highways. Volunteer today! Contact one of our District 3 offices for more details:

  • Baxter at 218-828-5700
  • St. Cloud at 320-223-6500

 

 

Resource Materials

 

How to Thrive During Road Construction: A workbook filled with tips and tools to help businesses thrive during construction.

 

Local Plan & Development Process: A guide designed to assist in understanding the process and requirements for involving District 3 in the review of local plats and development proposals.

 

District 3 brochure: Overview of the district, what we support and contacts.

 

District 3 fact sheet: Statistics on number of road miles, signals, railway tracks, rest areas, transit systems, etc.

 

District 3 roads: Map of the roads the district maintains.

 

 

HAWK - Pedestrian Crosswalk System on Hwy 23 in St. Cloud