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.

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.

Larpenteur Avenue Bridge timelapse
View the Larpenteur Avenue Bridge documentary

Hastings Bridge installation timelapse
View the Hastings Bridge documentary

Maryland Ave Bridge installation timelapse
View the Maryland Ave Bridge documentary

Why is transportation important?

2013 Highlights

See examples of how your tax dollars were used

Highlights for 2013 MnDOT


Highway projects from 2008 to 2013

What investments have been made in your area of the state?
Choose a region from the menu for a closer look.

Transportation in the news

More transportation news.

Federal Representative talking transportation needs Feb 7, 2014

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