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2011 Local News

 

MnDOT warns against vandalizing state property along highways (Dec. 14, 2011)

 

MnDOT reminds property owners of reflector requirements along highways (Dec. 14, 2011)

 

MnDOT, city of Wadena to conduct surveys on area roadways (Oct. 17, 2011)

 

Highway 10 access management public meeting set for Oct. 27 in Lake Park (Oct. 17, 2011)

 

MnDOT asks motorists, farm equipment operators to safely share the road during harvest season (Oct. 10, 2011)

 

MnDOT to install warning systems at five rural intersections beginning Oct. 17; Flashing lights, signs to improve safety (Oct. 10, 2011)

 

MnDOT seeks public comments on 50-year transportation system vision (Sept. 23, 2011)

 

Lake Iverson Rest Area closure work begins Sept. 12 (Sept. 9, 2011)

 

MnDOT announces $3.8 million in Safe Routes to School grants (Aug. 25, 2011)

 

Area Transportation Partnership seeks applications for transportation enhancements; Information workshop scheduled for Sept. 13 (Aug. 15, 2011)

 

UPDATE: Hwy 55 east of Lowry open to traffic (Aug. 5, 2011 - 12:15 p.m.)

 

Highway 75 near Kent to open by 5 p.m. (Aug. 4, 2011 - 2:45 p.m.)

 

UPDATE: Highway 55 east of Lowry remains closed through the end of the week (Aug. 3, 2011 - 2:45 p.m.)

 

Highway 75 closing near Kent (Aug. 1, 2011 - 9 p.m.)

 

UPDATE: Hwy 55 remains closed near Lowry (Aug. 1, 2011 - 3 p.m.)

 

Hwy 55 closed near Lowry due to storm damage; No travel advised in Lowry, Glenwood areas (Aug. 1, 2011 - 9:15 a.m.)

 

MnDOT construction projects resume following state government shutdown (July 22, 2011)

 

MnDOT urges travelers to use caution in work zones during Memorial Day weekend (May 26, 2011)

 

MnDOT urges keeping event signs, items for sale away from highway rights of way (May 24, 2011)

 

MnDOT reminds farmers to avoid planting, mowing crops in highway rights of way (May 10, 2011)

 

West central Minnesota flooding update: Highway 12 east of Ortonville open (May 3, 2011)

 

Various highway projects in west central Minnesota delayed due to spring road restrictions (April 29, 2011)

 

West central Minnesota flooding update (April 29, 2011)

 

MnDOT to commemorate Workers Memorial Day April 28 (April 27, 2011)

 

MnDOT announces statewide ending dates for spring load restrictions (April 27, 2011)

 

West central Minnesota flooding update (April 21, 2011)

 

West central Minnesota flooding update: Highway 75 near Kent to open today (April 18, 2011)

 

West central Minnesota flooding update (April 15, 2011)

 

West central Minnesota flooding update (April 14, 2011)

 

West central Minnesota flooding update (April 11, 2011)

 

West central Minnesota flooding update (April 10, 2011)

 

Highway 75 at Georgetown to close at noon today (April 9, 2011)

 

West central Minnesota flooding update (April 8, 2011)

 

MnDOT kicks-off road construction program across Minnesota (April 6, 2011)

 

MnDOT urges caution on Highway 75 north of Moorhead near Oakport Township (April 4, 2011)

 

West central Minnesota flooding update (April 4, 2011)

 

West central Minnesota flooding update: Highway 12 east of Ortonville closed due to flooding (April 3, 2011)

 

West central Minnesota flooding update: Highway 75 near Kent closed due to flooding (April 2, 2011)

 

Detroit Lakes Area Transportation Study concludes this month - Final open house scheduled for Feb. 24 (Feb. 10, 2011)

 

MnDOT reminds public not to push snow on to roads (Jan. 11, 2011)

 

MnDOT seeks public input for Greater Minnesota Transit Investment Plan (Jan. 5, 2011)

 

Difficult road conditions continue in west central Minnesota (Jan. 3, 2011 - 3:15 p.m.)

 

Interstate 94 in west central Minnesota will open at 8:30 a.m. (Jan. 2, 2011 - 8 a.m.)

 

UPDATE: Interstate 94 in west central Minnesota will remain closed until Sunday (Jan. 1, 2011 - 8:45 p.m.)

 

UPDATE: Highway 10, 210, 28 in west central Minnesota will open at 5 p.m. (Jan. 1, 2011 - 4:30 p.m.)

 

UPDATE: No travel advised in west central Minnesota - highways still closed (Jan. 1, 2011 - 11:30 a.m.)

 

No travel advised in west central Minnesota - highways still closed (Jan. 1, 2011 - 8:15 a.m.)

2011 Local Construction News by Highway

Map of MnDOT District 4 2011 construction projects

 

 

Highway 7

Highway 7 detour north of Ortonville begins Aug. 29 (Aug. 23, 2011)

 

Highway 9

MnDOT activates new traffic signal at Highway 10/Highway 9 intersection (Dec. 20, 2011)

 

MnDOT schedules activation of new traffic signal at Highway 10 and Highway 9 for week of Nov. 28 (Nov. 17, 2011)

 

Barnesville intersection to become four-way stop Oct. 24 (Oct. 19, 2011)

 

MnDOT schedules activation of new traffic signal at Hwy 10 and Hwy 9 for Sept. 26 (Sept. 23, 2011)
* * *Activation has been delayed indefinitely due to damaged mast arm on Sept. 26.* * *

 

Rumble stripe project begins Aug. 15 in west central Minnesota (Aug. 9, 2011)

 

Hwy 9 resurfacing project south of Morris wrapping up; detour has been removed (June 14, 2011)

 

Westbound I-94 ramps at Hwy 9 in Barnesville to close this weekend (June 8, 2011)

 

Highway 9 resurfacing project in Clay County begins May 31 (May 18, 2011)

 

Highway 9 resurfacing project south of Morris begins May 12 (May 10, 2011)

 

Various highway projects in west central Minnesota delayed due to spring road restrictions (April 29, 2011)

 

Highway 9 resurfacing project south of Morris scheduled to begin May 2 (April 21, 2011)

  • Project delayed due to spring road restrictions.

 

Highway 10

MnDOT activates new traffic signal at Highway 10/Highway 9 intersection (Dec. 20, 2011)

 

MnDOT schedules activation of new traffic signal at Highway 10 and Highway 9 for week of Nov. 28 (Nov. 17, 2011)

 

MnDOT, city of Wadena to conduct surveys on area roadways (Oct. 17, 2011)

 

Highway 10 access management public meeting set for Oct. 27 in Lake Park (Oct. 17, 2011)

 

MnDOT schedules activation of new traffic signal at Hwy 10 and Hwy 9 for Sept. 26 (Sept. 23, 2011)

 

Various highway projects in west central Minnesota delayed due to spring road restrictions (April 29, 2011)

 

Highway 10 resurfacing project between Hawley and Detroit Lakes scheduled to begin May 2 (April 21, 2011)

  • Project delayed due to spring road restrictions.

 

Highway 12

Highway 12 culvert replacement, repair project east of Ortonville begins Oct. 11 (Oct. 7, 2011)

 

Shoulder repair project on Highway 29, Highway 12 begins Aug. 29 (Aug. 23, 2011)

 

Highway 27

Highway 27 culvert replacement project near Lake Oscar begins Oct. 5 (Oct. 5, 2011)

 

REVISED DATE: Hwy 27 project between Herman and Hoffman begins Sept. 6 (Aug. 25, 2011)

 

Rumble stripe project begins Aug. 15 in west central Minnesota (Aug. 9, 2011)

 

Highway 28

Highway 28 culvert replacement project east of Starbuck begins Oct. 7 (Oct. 6, 2011)

 

Rumble stripe project begins Aug. 15 in west central Minnesota (Aug. 9, 2011)

 

Highway 28 resurfacing project begins June 20 (June 10, 2011)

 

Highway 29

MnDOT, city of Wadena to conduct surveys on area roadways (Oct. 17, 2011)

 

MnDOT to install warning systems at five rural intersections beginning Oct. 17; Flashing lights, signs to improve safety (Oct. 10, 2011)

 

Hwy 29 detour, railroad crossing work north of Glenwood scheduled Sept. 19-22 (Sept. 6, 2011)

 

Highway 29 project in Alexandria begins Sept. 12 (Sept. 6, 2011)

 

Shoulder repair project on Highway 29, Highway 12 begins Aug. 29 (Aug. 23, 2011)

 

Highway 29 detour between Wadena and Highway 210 begins Aug. 22 (Aug. 17, 2011)

 

Highway 29 project between Wadena, Highway 210 begins Aug. 1 (July 27, 2011)

 

Highway 32

Guardrail project on Highway 32 in Clay County begins Sept. 19 (Sept. 14, 2011)

 

Highway 34

Barnesville intersection to become four-way stop Oct. 24 (Oct. 19, 2011)

 

Highway 34 pavement repair east of Detroit Lakes begins June 23 (June 21, 2011)

 

Highway 54

Culvert replacement project south of Elbow Lake begins Sept. 29 (Sept. 27, 2011)

 

Highway 55

Road preservation project in Mahnomen, Otter Tail, Grant counties begins Aug. 10 (Aug. 4, 2011)

 

Highway 59

Sand Lake outlet project along Hwy 59 between Detroit Lakes and Pelican Rapids begins April 11 (March 25, 2011)

 

MnDOT invites public to March 2 meeting about Sand Lake outlet alternative (Feb. 16, 2011)

 

Sand Lake public meeting scheduled for Jan. 18 (Jan. 5, 2011)

 

Highway 71

MnDOT, city of Wadena to conduct surveys on area roadways (Oct. 17, 2011)

 

Highway 75

MnDOT to install warning systems at five rural intersections beginning Oct. 17; Flashing lights, signs to improve safety (Oct. 10, 2011)

 

Highway 75/Clay County Road 12 open to traffic (Sept. 12, 2011)

 

Red River crossing at 60th Avenue South/Clay County Road 12 to close Aug. 20 (Aug. 18, 2011)

 

Rumble stripe project begins Aug. 15 in west central Minnesota (Aug. 9, 2011)

 

Eighth Street South, Seventh Avenue South signal replacement in Moorhead begins Aug. 1 (July 28, 2011)

 

Highway 75 roundabout project begins Aug. 1 (July 27, 2011)

 

Highway 75 roundabout public meeting scheduled for June 2 (May 24, 2011)

 

Highway 78

Road preservation project in Mahnomen, Otter Tail, Grant counties begins Aug. 10 (Aug. 4, 2011)

 

Interstate 94

I-94 bridge project in Douglas County wraps up for the season (Nov. 15, 2011)

 

I-94 traffic switch in Douglas County scheduled for Sept. 19 (Sept. 17, 2011)

 

Lake Iverson Rest Area closure work begins Sept. 12 (Sept. 9, 2011)

 

I-94 work between Rothsay and Hwy 59 begins Sept. 6 (Aug. 29, 2011)

 

Westbound I-94 traffic between Downer and Barnesville switches back to westbound lanes Aug. 15 (Aug. 11, 2011

 

I-94 lane closure near Moorhead begins June 27 (June 24, 2011)

 

Westbound I-94 ramps at Hwy 9 in Barnesville to close this weekend (June 8, 2011)

 

Interstate 94 bridge project in Douglas County begins May 31 (May 19, 2011)

 

Interstate 94 eastbound lane closures in Moorhead may cause delays (May 6, 2011)

 

Interstate 94 resurfacing project between Barnesville and Downer scheduled to begin May 2 (April 21, 2011)

 

Highway 108

Highway 108 flood mitigation project near Dent begins Oct. 10 (Oct. 7, 2011)

 

Road preservation project in Mahnomen, Otter Tail, Grant counties begins Aug. 10 (Aug. 4, 2011)

 

Highway 113

Highway 113 culvert replacement project west of Waubun begins Oct. 10 (Oct. 7, 2011)

 

Road preservation project in Mahnomen, Otter Tail, Grant counties begins Aug. 10 (Aug. 4, 2011)

 

Highway 200

MnDOT to install warning systems at five rural intersections beginning Oct. 17; Flashing lights, signs to improve safety (Oct. 10, 2011)

 

Highway 210

MnDOT to install warning systems at five rural intersections beginning Oct. 17; Flashing lights, signs to improve safety (Oct. 10, 2011)

 

Highway 210 resurfacing work in Fergus Falls begins Aug. 10 (Aug. 9, 2011)

 

Road preservation project in Mahnomen, Otter Tail, Grant counties begins Aug. 10 (Aug. 4, 2011)

Construction Projects