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Minnesota Department of Transportation

Aug 21, 2023

Federal money could open door for bridge repairs between Superior, Duluth

State transportation officials said replacing the bridge before 2030 was their top priority.

Jan 10, 2023

Wisconsin hopeful for federal bridge money as 2023 funds roll out

State officials remain hopeful to receive federal grants for local bridge projects.

Aug 11, 2022

Wisconsin and Minnesota governors seek federal funds for interstate bridge

Gov. Tony Evers and Gov. Tim Walz announced Thursday that their state's departments of transportation will seek federal money to rebuild a major bridge project between Wisconsin and Minnesota.

Nov 24, 2021

ON THE LEVEL: MnDOT commissioner talks roads, transit, federal money

The last few weeks have been momentous for Margaret Anderson Kelliher and the state department she oversees.

Nov 22, 2021

Prairie protectors find their thrill saving Blueberry Hill

The Blueberry Hill prairie south of Bayport is secure — at least for the next five years.

Aug 24, 2020

St. Croix River prairie remnant waits to learn fate

Members of the St. Croix Valley chapter of The Prairie Enthusiasts traveled to the Blueberry Hill tallgrass prairie east of the Twin Cities on a recent day to gather seed heads from anise hyssop and leadplant for future local prairie restorations.

Feb 11, 2020

Demolition of Red Wing Bridge over Mississippi River ramps up

A big chunk of the old Red Wing bridge, spanning the Mississippi River between Wisconsin and Minnesota, is going down this week as part of a $63.4 million project to demolish the structure and build a replacement.

Jul 11, 2019

ON THE LEVEL: Roise writes the book on Stillwater Lift Bridge project

When the Minnesota and Wisconsin transportation departments needed an author to write the history of the venerable Stillwater Lift Bridge, Charlene Roise stood out as a the best candidate for the job.

Jul 2, 2019

MnDOT delivers first project using CMGC method

The Minnesota Department of Transportation this week wrapped up work on the first project it has delivered using the construction manager-general contractor system: the $145.9 million Winona Bridge rehabilitation and construction project.

Jun 4, 2019

Wisconsin, Minnesota ban overweight trucks on bridge between Duluth, Superior

Wisconsin and Minnesota have agreed to ban overweight vehicles from driving on the Blatnik Bridge, which connects Duluth to Superior, to forestall damage until the span is replaced in a decade's time.

Mar 29, 2019

Wisconsin to kick in $27M to settle cost overruns on St. Croix Crossing project

The state of Wisconsin may be stuck with a $27 million tab to cover cost overruns on the St. Croix Crossing project — and that’s just part of a settlement […]

Mar 14, 2019

Miss. River bridge work ramps up to beat rising water

Scrambling to avoid damage from the swelling Mississippi River, crews are working round the clock in Minnesota, just across from Hagar City, to put girders in place for the new $63.4 million Highway 63/Eisenhower.


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