Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Freight, Railroads & Waterways

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Committees and resources

Minnesota Freight Advisory Committee (MFAC)

The mission of MFAC is to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and addressing of issues between MnDOT and the private sector to develop and promote a safe, reliable, efficient and environmentally responsible freight transportation system for the state.

Mid-America Freight Coalition (MAFC)

Regional Solutions for a Regional Issue. The Mid-America Freight Coalition is a regional organization that cooperates in the planning, operation, preservation, and improvement of transportation infrastructure in the Midwest. The ten states of the AASHTO Mid-America Association of State Transportation Officials (MAASTO) share key interstate corridors, inland waterways, and the Great Lakes.

Conference of Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Governors and Premiers


Great Northern Corridor Coalition

Minnesota Department of Transportation is working actively with neighboring states to improve the Great Northern Corridor into a globally competitive, seamless and multistate freight corridor consisting of rail and road networks.

Upper Mississippi River Basin Association

Upper Mississippi Waterway Association