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March 9, 2018
Coated in dew, ditch grasses reflect the rising morning sunlight on Wednesday, June 8, 2016. Nick Nelson / Forum News Service
Ditch mowing legislation delayed another year, debate rages on
March 9, 2018 - 3:29pm
March 7, 2018
Soil testing is underway beneath the I-35 "Can of Worms" in Duluth to determine what kinds of loads it can support during the reconstruction, where proposed elevated roadways will be brought to ground level. Bob King / Forum News Service
MnDOT studying how to bring elevated freeway to the ground in Duluth
March 7, 2018 - 8:28pm
March 6, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

A truck mounted with the “icebreaker” moves through the slush and compacted snow Tuesday afternoon on U.S. Highway 12 west of Willmar. Commonly used in Alaska, Minnesota purchased three icebreakers that are shared by Minnesota Department of Transportation districts.

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Bringing out the big guns: MnDOT uses new 'icebreaker' to clear compacted snow
March 6, 2018 - 9:24pm
March 5, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

A city of Willmar snowplow drives west on the 300 block of Trott Avenue Southwest in Willmar, clearing the roads during the snowstorm Monday afternoon. The late-winter storm brought everything from freezing rain to snow throughout Monday, and blustery winds added to difficult travel conditions across much of Minnesota.
March lion roars: Slow-moving storm delivers sleet, thunder ice, graupel, heavy snow and wind
March 5, 2018 - 6:54pm
February 10, 2018
Tribune file photo
Open house set Thursday on reduced conflict intersection north of Willmar
February 10, 2018 - 11:23am
January 20, 2018
Tribune File Photo
Review suggests intersections safety fixes on Hwy. 23 near New London
January 20, 2018 - 6:19am
January 10, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Salt is loaded into a snowplow vehicle at Wednesday Minnesota Department of Transportation building in Willmar in preparation for the mixed precipitation forecast for southwest and west central Minnesota.
MnDOT prepares for the weather
January 10, 2018 - 11:06pm
December 11, 2017
Black ice on roads this morning causes accidents and two-hour delay of Willmar and NLS schools
December 11, 2017 - 6:26am
November 26, 2012
Culvert replacement on Highway 4 near Hector, Minn., complete
November 26, 2012 - 2:41pm
November 19, 2012
State Hwy. 29 project to wrap up Tuesday in Montevideo, Minn.
November 19, 2012 - 10:31am
November 9, 2012
Culvert replacement on Highway 4 near Hector, Minn., begins Tuesday
November 9, 2012 - 12:22pm
November 1, 2012
Minnesota Department of Transportation Commissioner Tom Sorel. Tribune file photo
MnDOT commissioner departing for AAA Minneapolis
November 1, 2012 - 2:02pm
Meeting slated Thursday in Willmar, Minn., to help shape future funding of roads
October 1, 2012 - 8:00am
September 11, 2012
MnDOT urging road safety during harvest season
September 11, 2012 - 12:00am
September 6, 2012
MnDOT Commissioner in Willmar, Minn., Friday to discusses transportation
September 6, 2012 - 4:44pm