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Minnesota Department of Transportation
April 14, 2017
Open house set Wednesday for Benson pedestrian, resurfacing projects
BENSON — An open house will be held April 19 at the Benson City Council chambers on two Minnesota Department of Transportation projects,...
April 14, 2017 - 8:04am
Highway 22 project to begin Monday south of Litchfield
LITCHFIELD — The Minnesota Department of Transportation will begin work Monday on the state Highway 22 project south of Litchfield. The...
April 14, 2017 - 7:05am
April 8, 2017
Southwest MN transportation group says proposals fall short
WILLMAR — Transportation bills now headed to negotiations in the state Capitol include increases in funding, but members of the Area Transportation...
April 8, 2017 - 6:05am
November 18, 2016
Nov 18 update: MnDOT advising no travel in parts of west central and southwest Minnesota
WILLMAR — The Minnesota Department of Transportation has issued a no travel advisory for parts of west central and southwest Minnesota,...
November 18, 2016 - 10:43am
October 24, 2016
Public open house for roundabout set for Thursday
WILLMAR — The fourth public open house for the roundabout project near Blomkest is set from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the Willmar Public Library, 410 Fifth St. S.W. in Willmar. The roundabout will be constructed next summer at the intersection of U.S. Highway 71 and state...
October 24, 2016 - 7:41pm
October 17, 2016
MnDOT hitting the road to get input on work ahead
LITCHFIELD — There are miles and miles of roads to repair in the next 10 years. And for the Minnesota Department of Transportation's District...
October 17, 2016 - 6:00am
October 9, 2016
Highway 71 to reopen Monday from Blomkest to Olivia
WILLMAR — The U.S. Highway 71 detour from Blomkest to Olivia will be removed and the road opened to traffic Monday. According to a news release from the state Department of Transportation, the concrete repair project from Blomkest to Olivia began Sept. 15. This project is part...
October 9, 2016 - 7:08pm
September 11, 2016
Transportation funding gaps likely to grow
WILLMAR—Transportation funding needs will continue to grow as the state attempts to expand public transit services in rural areas and maintain...
September 11, 2016 - 9:44pm
August 23, 2016
Hwy. 23 detour to end Friday between Clara City, Raymond
WILLMAR—The state Highway 23 detour from Clara City to Raymond will end Friday and the road will be open to traffic, according to the Minnesota...
August 23, 2016 - 7:50pm
August 22, 2016
Normal traffic resumes on Nest Lake Bridge
WILLMAR — Work on the Nest Lake Bridge was to be completed by the end of the day Monday and traffic restrictions removed. The grinding on the bridge—milling of the top surface to reduce sound—and repaving was part of a project on state Highway 9 between New London...
August 22, 2016 - 8:10pm
July 11, 2016
MnDOT urges caution, potential for roadway flooding in Lac qui Parle, Chippewa counties
WILLMAR – Motorists should drive with caution in Lac qui Parle and Chippewa counties today due to the potential for some roadway flooding,...
July 11, 2016 - 11:07am
Highway 12 resurfacing project begins July 18 between Benson, Kerkhoven
DETROIT LAKES — Motorists on U.S. Highway 12 between Benson and Kerkhoven will encounter intermittent lane closures when a resurfacing...
July 11, 2016 - 12:09am
July 9, 2016
MnDOT finds no need for EIS for Highway 23 gap
NEW LONDON—Expanding Minnesota Highway 23 to four-lanes from New London to Paynesville does not have the potential for significant environmental impacts, and an Environmental Impact Study is not required for it, the Minnesota Department of Transportation concluded in a finding...
July 9, 2016 - 12:33am
June 1, 2016
Highway 23 passing lane projects to get underway
RAYMOND — “Nothing worse than being behind a train of cars,’’ Brian Neal said. It was his way of saying he hopes the passing lanes to...
June 1, 2016 - 11:23pm
May 25, 2016
Roadwork abounds this summer
WILLMAR — The season of orange cones, traffic delays and detours is here. With construction underway in earnest, motorists can expect to deal...
May 25, 2016 - 11:54pm