Winona, Minn. (AP) — Just two years after a bridge in southern Minnesota was closed for repairs, transportation officials found similar problems. Minnesota Department of Transportation officials said corrosion was found in several gusset plates in the Mississippi River Bridge ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder Wisconsin lawmakers’ push to boost bonding authority for the Stillwater Bridge project is clashing with a group’s claim that the plan is too costly and threatens the environment. “Replacing the bridge should be a priority,” said Jim ...
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STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) — The Stillwater Lift Bridge was scheduled to reopen as the St. Croix River continues to fall. According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation, it reopened the bridge by 12:01 a.m. Saturday. The bridge had been closed ...Read More »
By Brian Johnson Dolan Media Newswires Minneapolis — A mundane sewer-upgrade project could provide the impetus for the city of Richfield to turn 76th Street into a Complete Street. The traditional way of doing the work — tear up the ...Read More »
By Brian Johnson Dolan Media Newswires Minneapolis — A long-standing prevailing-wage dispute between Comstock Construction Inc. and the Minnesota Department of Transportation may be nearing a resolution. During a recent administrative hearing at MnDOT’s headquarters in St. Paul, MnDOT deputy ...Read More »
By Brian Johnson Dolan Media Newswires Minneapolis — Traffic congestion is up slightly in the metro area, according to a new report from the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The newly released Metropolitan Freeway System 2009 Congestion Report found that 18.2 ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder The Stillwater Bridge project, already in the shadow of an environmental lawsuit, missed out on $300 million in stimulus money that would have fueled a construction start this year. Instead, the Minnesota and Wisconsin departments of transportation ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder Eau Claire and La Crosse are competing to be first on the high-speed rail route between Madison and the Twin Cities. The fact that Eau Claire is even in the discussion is a good sign, said Eau ...Read More »
Brian Johnson Dolan Media Newswires St. Paul, MN — Bob Comstock has reason to believe that he has spent more time banging his head against walls than building walls in recent years. The owner of Comstock Construction has been embroiled ...
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Newport, Minn., neighbors can’t figure out shaking houses Newport, MN (AP) — Owners of several homes in the St. Paul suburb of Newport say their houses regularly shake — and no one can figure out why. Homeowner Crystal Oswald said ...Read More »