Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Freight, Railroads & Waterways

About us

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.


Ports and Waterways



Airplane at airport

Towboat pushing barges on river

Railroad cars on tracks

Truck on road