Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Metro District Highway Maintenance

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


Equipment Management

Find equipment resources and contact info

Highway Access Permits

Find driveway permit, right of way permit and drainage permit applications

Road Restrictions /Seasonal Load Limits

Find info on current and upcoming road restrictions throughout the state