Minnesota Department of Transportation

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News Releases

MnDOT news releases, initiatives and topics that are in the news

General news

Public open house for Highway 149 tree replanting set for Feb. 15 (Jan. 19, 2018)

MnDOT seeks recommendations for Corridors of Commerce projects (Jan. 18, 2018)

Highway 23 New London Safety Assessment final report complete (Jan. 18, 2018)

Highway 14 New Ulm to Nicollet Task Force hosting first public meeting Feb. 1 (Jan. 17, 2018)

Pedestrian flashing beacon in Litchfield to be removed Jan. 22, 2018 (Jan. 17, 2018)

MnDOT invites public to comment on rules governing public transit (Jan. 16, 2018)

I-35W Bridge to glow purple Friday, Saturday nights (Jan. 10, 2018)

Live webcam for mini-roundabouts in St. James in place through March 2018 (Jan. 10, 2018)

MnDOT urges motorists to be cautious when driving near snowplows (Jan. 10, 2018)

New 11th Ave. Bridge in Austin wins construction award (Jan. 8, 2018)

Environmental Assessment released for Hwy 36/Hadley Avenue Intersection Improvement Project (Jan. 3, 2018)

State and local transportation planners study Hwy 22 corridor from Mapleton to St. Peter (Jan. 3, 2018)

Hwy 60 crossing topic of Jan. 16 meeting in Elysian (Jan. 2, 2018)

State awards $18 million in grants for transportation projects in seven communities (Jan. 2, 2018)

Construction and road conditions

Winter Storm Watch issued for parts of southeast Minnesota, MnDOT on alert (Jan. 19, 2018)

Winter Storm Watch issued for southern Minnesota Sunday night into Monday (Jan. 19, 2018)

Winter Storm Watch issued for southwest Minnesota (Jan.19, 2018)

Highway 19 in Redwood Falls down to one lane after water main break (Jan. 16, 2018)

Emergency lane closure on Hwy 12 in Ortonville begins today (Jan. 12, 2018)

Storm water tunnel repairs begin Monday, Jan. 15 in St. Paul (Jan. 12, 2018)

Feedback sought on pedestrian flashing beacon in Litchfield (Jan. 12, 2018)

No travel advisory lifted for northwest Minnesota (Jan. 11, 2018)

Highway 2 is now open between Crookston and East Grand Forks (Jan. 11, 2018)

Hwy 2 closed between Crookston and East Grand Forks (Jan. 11, 2018)

No travel advisory remains in effect for Red River Valley (Jan. 11, 2018)

Blowing snow creates hazardous driving conditions (Jan. 10, 2018)

Blowing snow overnight could create hazardous driving conditions (Jan. 10, 2018)

Winter Storm Warning is reminder for motorists to slow down, give snowplows room (Jan. 10, 2018)

Wintry mix expected to impact northern Minnesota (Jan. 10, 2018)

Wintry mix expected to impact southwest and west central Minnesota (Jan. 10, 2018)

MnDOT District 8 prepares for winter storm (Jan. 9, 2018)

Expect delays on Hwy 7 near Lake Lillian (Jan. 6, 2018)

Emergency detour on Hwys 59 and 108 in Pelican Rapids (Jan. 5, 2018)

Tree removal along Hwy 238 in Albany begins Jan. 22 (Jan. 5, 2018)

Lane closure on Hwy 28 in Glenwood begins today (Jan. 2, 2018)