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The Minnesota Department of Transportation, where road quality allows, is increasing speed limits from 55 mph to 60 on state two-lane highways. A number of west central Minnesota highways are affected by the latest speed limit change by the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Steve Kohls / Forum News Service
MnDOT lists western Minnesota highway speed changes
55 min 12 sec ago
November 8, 2018
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MnDOT plans $10B in key projects over 10 years
November 8, 2018 - 9:32am
October 25, 2018
The DTA officially unveiled it first of a fleet of seven electric buses Thursday morning. Attendees of the event got a free ride up to Superior Street and back to the Duluth Transportation Center. Bob King / Forum News Service
Duluth unveils new electric bus
October 25, 2018 - 6:59pm
October 4, 2018
Tribune file photo
Hwy. 23 project complete from Willmar to New London
October 4, 2018 - 6:27pm
September 13, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

The “Road Closed” signs remain on U.S. Highway 71 north of Willmar for a resurfacing project, but the end is in sight. The Minnesota Department of Transportation said this week that the $6 million project should be complete by Sept. 12.
Highway 71 to reopen Friday north of Willmar
September 13, 2018 - 10:09pm
September 6, 2018
Tribune file photo

The Minnesota Department of Transportation said design work to replace the Milan Bridge on state Highway 40 is progressing to begin construction on a new bridge in 2019.
Milan Bridge replacement project moves forward toward 2019 construction
September 6, 2018 - 7:24pm
July 1, 2018
Members of the burial recovery crew, most of whom are descendants of the Fond du Lac indigenous people, use soil sifters to look for bones and other artifacts at the MnDOT project site on Highway 23 in Duluth's Fond du Lac neighborhood on a recent morning. Bob King / Forum News Service
'Totally disrespectful': Workers allege MnDOT neglect led to poor air quality
July 1, 2018 - 6:05am
May 7, 2018
Rep. Paul Torkelson
Rep. Paul Torkelson: MnDOT's Corridor of Commerce choices left Greater Minnesota behind
May 7, 2018 - 4:56pm
May 1, 2018
Tribune Editorial: MnDOT sticks it to Greater Minnesota
May 1, 2018 - 6:18pm
April 7, 2018
Shelby Lindrud / Tribune

Gene East, assistant project director with Minnesota Department of Transportation District 8, looks over plans for the Willmar Wye railroad bypass project. While construction has been delayed by the complexity of negotiating the master agreement, East still hopes the bid-letting will be this year.
Willmar Wye railroad bypass project delayed but not in jeopardy
April 7, 2018 - 7:05pm
February 3, 2018
The City of Fargo keeps its salt in this dome seen Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, near the Central Garage to keep rain from washing it away.  Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
'Permanent pollutant': Salt to melt ice on streets posing growing risk to Minnesota's lakes
February 3, 2018 - 1:34pm
November 14, 2017
Officials look at expanding Paul Bunyan Expressway in northern Minn.
November 14, 2017 - 9:38pm
September 20, 2017
In search of 'Dead Man's Curve': Minn.'s DOT uses data to find dangerous roads
September 20, 2017 - 8:59am
July 10, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune file photo

A car travels east on Kandiyohi County Road 15 (also 19th Avenue Southwest) as a truck turns north on Kandiyohi County Road 5 in southwest Willmar. The county voted Monday to support a consultant’s recommendation to develop a roundabout at the intersection where the crash rate is three times what the state considers critical.
County proposes southwest Willmar roundabout
July 10, 2017 - 9:55pm
July 1, 2017
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Work to resurface state Highway 7 from Clara City to a point 16.4 miles east near Blomkest begins Wednesday, when the detour shown above goes into effect.
Hwy. 7 detour expands starting Wednesday
July 1, 2017 - 9:38am
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