Minnesota and Wisconsin transportation officials are ramping up planning and prep work for the $626.4 million St. Croix Crossing, a long-anticipated span to relieve the aging and congested Stillwater Lift Bridge.Read More »
Minnesota is raising the bar for minority hiring on construction projects paid for by the state, but some contractors say the new aggressive goals aren't realistic -- especially while unemployment is high in the construction industry.Read More »
Five months after the state government shutdown ended, the Minnesota Department of Transportation still is trying to settle more than half the contractor claims related to suspending road and bridge projects.Read More »
July's state government shutdown in Minnesota is slowing the progress of replacing the Interstate 90 Dresbach Bridge -- a "fracture critical" span in that links Minnesota and Wisconsin.Read More »
By Brian Johnson Dolan Media Minneapolis — Minnesota Department of Transportation officials experienced sticker shock when they opened bids for the long-anticipated U.S. Highway 14 project in the North Mankato area. The apparent low bid for the design-build project, which ...
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By Brian Johnson Dolan Media Minneapolis — Minnesota contractors who saw their state highway projects grind to a halt during the 20-day government shutdown have a new concern: getting stiffed by the state for shutdown-related expenses. At issue is a ...Read More »
By Brian Johnson Dolan Media Minneapolis — Minnesota highway contractors are preparing for a possible July 1 state government shutdown that could idle hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of work on state roads and bridges. A shutdown would come ...Read More »