Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Metro District Highway Maintenance

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About Metro District Highway Maintenance

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What we do

  • Metro District provides service 7 days a week, 24 hours a day
  • Metro District is responsible for plowing 5,232 route miles
  • 250 trucks are used for snow removal in the Twin Cities Metro area
  • Metro District averages 54 inches of snow annually
  • Metro District Maintenance Snow and Ice Operations uses an average of 145,000 tons of material per season

Metro Disitrct Maintenance handles:

  • Bridge and structure inspection and maintenance
  • Vegetation management
  • Pavement repair
  • Drainage system repair
  • Snow and ice (clearing roadways)
  • Safety barrier repair and maintenance
  • Signing and pavement marking