MnDOT is dedicated to the efficient movement of freight and commodities within Minnesota, including the movement of freight by truck, rail, water, and air. The freight office is engaged in many activities related to both freight planning and operations.
News and Notices
2016 Minnesota Statewide Freight System Plan nears completion
The 2016 Minnesota Statewide Freight System Plan is scheduled for completion in Summer 2016. The Plan describes Minnesota’s freight transportation system and its role in the state’s economy, current and emerging industry trends, the performance of the freight transportation system, and current and future issues and needs. This Plan also includes Minnesota’s Freight Action Agenda for MnDOT and its partners to advance a number of strategies that will improve the efficiency, safety, and reliability of the freight system.
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Freight impacts of new federal Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act or "Fast Act"
The Fast Act federal tranportation bill recently passed to authorize funds for federal-aid highways, highway safety programs, transit programs, and for other programs. Learn more.