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TRANSPORTATION

More than two-thirds of the $511 billion in goods traded annually between Canada and the United States travels on roads.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation is changing the detour from Yellow Medicine County Road 18 to 2. County Road 2 is slated to be turned over to MnDOT.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation is drafting proposed changes for the Legislature to consider on how Corridor of Commerce projects are selected. Members of the Area Transportation Partnership for the Willmar MnDOT district indicated their support for the changes to a program that is making possible the Highway 23 "gap" projects.
Letter writes states that Rep. Michelle Fischbach failed the U.S. Seventh District on her negative infrastructure legislation vote.

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In terms of square footage, the center will tower over other well-publicized mega-projects — triple the size, for example, of the 855,000-square-foot Amazon Fulfillment Center in Shakopee.
A study recommends the Minnesota Department of Transportation consider an all-way stop at the Minnesota Highway 23 and Highway 7 intersection in Clara City to address safety concerns as well as reviewing the current signage there. It recommends considering a roundabout in future years if the severity of crashes increase.
Traffic will follow old alignment as work continues on project to build overpass bridge on Highway 29.
Work on the Churchill Dam at Lac qui Parle Lake requires limiting traffic to one lane on Chippewa County Road 13 and Lac qui Parle County Road 33 where the roads meet on the bridge by the dam.
With its newly announced ability to accept maritime cargo containers, sources wonder if the Great Lakes might offer future relief in the face of supply chain pressures.
"Northern Exposure: Driving Electric in Minnesota," hosted by the Roseau Electric Cooperative, was a free event to educate people in the area about the benefits and possibilities of electric vehicles.

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The recent move by Jefferson Lines to the Central Community Transit bus shelter near Selvig International Park contributes to its role as a mobility hub. It's also the site for a WillmarBike hub and trail head for walking and biking routes.
Three die in crash along rural stretch near Joplin, Montana.
Mike Nadeau of Mike Nadeau Street Rods and Auto Restoration has been toiling away behind closed doors in Backus, Minnesota, for 19 years, bringing classic cars back from the brink of the junkyards and crushers to live on as prized possessions.

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