Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Traffic Engineering


traffic engineering workers


Mn/DOT District map

Greater Minnesota
District Traffic Engineer Phone
Duluth Jim Miles 218-725-2789
Bemidji Bill Pirkl 218-755-6574
Brainerd Thomas Dumont 320-223-6540
Detroit Lakes Tom Swenson 218-846-7970
Rochester Michael Schweyen 507-286-7636
Mankato Scott Thompson 507-304-6156
Willmar Ryan Barney 320-214-6397



Metro District Traffic Office
Function Traffic Engineer Phone
District Traffic Engineer Steve Misgen 651-234-7835
Work Zones and Pavement Markings Tiffany Dagon 651-234-7821
Traffic Signing Josie Tayse 651-234-7810
Design Build Mike Fairbanks 651-234-7819
Signalized Arterial Design and Lighting Management (Signal Design and Lighting) Mike Gerbensky 651-234-7816
Signal Operations Tim Bangsund 651-234-7804
Electrical Maintenance (Signal and Lighting) Linda Heath 651-366-5735
Metro Regional Transportation Management Center (RTMC) Jim Kranig 651-234-7020


MnDOT Office of Traffic, Safety and Technology
Function Traffic Engineer Phone
Director, State Traffic Engineer Sue Groth 651-234-7004
Electrical Systems, & ITS Section Ray Starr 651-234-7050
ITS Program Engineer/Traffic Research Director Cory Johnson 651-234-7062
ITS Program Manager Sue Sheehan 651-234-7061
Signals & Lighting Sue Zarling 651-234-7052
Electrical Services James Deans 651-366-5753
Traffic Engineering Section Peter Buchen 651-234-7010
Signing Heather Lott 651-234-7371
Work Zone, Pavement Marking & Traffic Devices Ken Johnson 651-234-7386
Work Zone Standards Ken Johnson 651-234-7386
Pavement Markings and Approved Products List Michelle Moser 651-234-7380
Tort Claims & Standards Janelle Anderson 651-234-7388
Safety Bradley Estochen 651-234-7011