The Buzz on Governor Dayton's Plan to Fix Minnesota's Transportation System

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Additional Investments
At-A-Glance

Breakdown graphic of hte distribution of funds in Governor Dayton's funding proposal.

MnDOT is continually striving to improve, meet customer needs, get the most from every dollar, and be transparent about our progress and use of public funds.

Below you will find information, tools and resources about how MnDOT and Minnesota transportation is funded and more.

Your questions, answered!

Transportation Infrastructure
Sue Mulvihill, Deputy Commissioner, Chief Engineer

Department goals and objectives
Tracy Hatch, Deputy Commissioner, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer

Progress towards goals/performance planning
Deanna Belden, Director of Performance, Risk and Investment Analysis

Where does the money come from?
Tracy Hatch, Deputy Commissioner, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer

Where does the money go?
Tracy Hatch, Deputy Commissioner, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer

How are construction projects selected?
Mark Nelson, Program Manager for Statewide Planning and Transportation Data Analysis

Size and cost of the system
Tracy Hatch, Deputy Commissioner, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer

Snow and Ice Budget
Tracy Hatch, Deputy Commissioner, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer

A cost chart graph showing the snow and ice cost by year between 2004 and 2014. Data can be found in the following table.

How Does MnDOT Maintain Minnesota's Bridges?
Nancy Daubenberger, Director, Engineering Services

Why and how to do the zipper merge
Sue Groth, Minnesota State Traffic Engineer
Lt. Eric Roeske, Minnesota State Patrol

The value of transportation

We all have a stake in A to B

We all have a stake in A to B


Our transportation system is a vital part of keeping Minnesotans connected

An enhanced transportation system will ease commutes and give businesses access to over 500,000 more employees. Minnesotans told us that these connections are important to our quality of life.

Our transportation system connects us to:

Transportation connects people to jobs, family, school, shopping, healthcare, entertainment, recreation, places of worship and more.

Statewide - A to B

I-35W, A to B

I-94, A to B

MnDOT is using innovation to meet transportation needs and minimize impacts to travelers.

Truck Parking Availability Demonstration Project

Larpenteur Avenue Bridge timelapse

Hastings Bridge installation timelapse

Maryland Ave Bridge installation timelapse

Why is transportation important?

At the Legislature

Minnesota Senate

Transportation in the news

More transportation news.

Federal Representative talking transportation needs Feb 7, 2014