Information for Drivers
In the Highway Right of Way
- Maintenance Manual
- Highway Systems Operations Plan
- 2010-11 Winter At-a-Glance
- Field Guide for Testing Deicing Chemicals
- Flashing Arrow Board Maintenance and Replacement Guidance
Resources for Local Government and Partners
- Maintenance Research
- Maintenance Training
- Maintenance Building Services
- Maintenance Fleet Equipment
- Maintenance State Sign Shop
- Road Weather Information System
- Contracts for Material and Services
Fleet Management The Equipment Section is responsible for setting policy and procedures on MnDOT fleet management. This includes providing and supporting the department's Equipment Management System (M5) and automated fueling system. The section provides fleet information products for the department as needed along with fleet training.
Equipment Purchasing The Equipment Section is responsible for department equipment purchasing, that includes development of detailed technical specifications. Procurement contracts are prepared to not only serve MnDOT internal customers but also other units of local government throughout Minnesota.
Visit our Equipment Contracts Page for a list of current contracts.
Mn/DOT also provides equipment sales, services for surplus and replaced used equipment.
Visit our Used Fleet Equipment Sales to see what is currently available.
Plow Truck Fabrication The Equipment Section is responsible for engineering, and fabrication of snow plow trucks for the department. Some of the fabrication is done in-house with certain portions being managed and outsourced to private vendors.
Equipment Maintenance The Equipment Section vehicle repair shop is responsible for preventive maintenance and repair of all Central Office equipment which ranges from automobiles to soils drill rigs.
The Equipment Section is responsible for purchasing and inventory management for all shop, fabrication, plow truck parts, office, electrical services, highway signs and other miscellaneous materials for several functions within MnDOT.