Posts tagged with "Minnesota Department of Transportation"

Highway 14 roundabout construction begins May 4 near Eyota

Posted by HBC Newsdesk April 29, 2015

Construction is scheduled to begin Monday, May 4 on the Highway 14/ Highway 42 roundabout near Eyota, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The $2.7 million project will build a roundabout at the intersection of Highway 14 and Highway 42 near Eyota. The project will require detours while the project is underway. The prime […]

Phase 1 of the Highway 61 reconstruction project well underway in Red Wing

Posted by HBC Newsdesk April 28, 2015

The Highway 61/Main Street reconstruction project has lead to some disruption of traffic through downtown Red Wing. The Phase 1 portion of the project began last week. Work will occur between Old West Main Street and Broad Street will include lane closures on Highway 61 from Fulton Street to Bush Street for installation of temporary […]

Red Wing’s Highway 61/Main Street reconstruction underway

Posted by HBC Newsdesk April 27, 2015

The summer construction season is underway in Minnesota as is evidenced by the reconstruction of Highway 61 in Red Wing. This past week, southbound traffic on Highway 61 shifted traffic to the north in order to allow for construction to begin between Dakota and Broad Street. The project Contractor, Meyer Contracting of Maple Grove, plans […]

Demolition of homes underway as bridge construction progresses

Posted by HBC Newsdesk April 15, 2015

The corner of 4th and Winona Streets has a very different look as crews bring down several structures to make way for the Winona landing site of the new bridge. Officials with the Minnesota Department of Transportation and bridge contractor, Ames Construction, recently spoke to a group of Winona business people about the bridge’s progress. […]

MnDOT releases 2015 road and bridge construction schedule

Posted by HBC Newsdesk April 2, 2015

Today, Transportation Commissioner Charlie Zelle and MnDOT engineers announced a list of 290 transportation construction projects that are getting underway this construction season. Projects scheduled for this year will help preserve and maintain state highways, bridges and other transportation infrastructure. Zelle noted that many of the projects in this year’s program will provide shorter term […]

State bicycling conference set for May 4-5

Posted by HBC Newsdesk March 31, 2015

People interested in supporting and promoting bicycling in the state can register now for the 2015 PedalMN Bicycle Conference May 4-5 at The Commons Hotel in Minneapolis. Theme for the conference is “Building a Bike-Friendly State.” The conference will feature speakers and sessions on how Minnesotans are creating partnerships, making connections and growing businesses to […]

Demolition to begin on acquired buildings for Winona Bridge project

Posted by HBC Newsdesk March 27, 2015

Minnesota Department of Transportation officials said demolition is scheduled to begin Monday, April 6 on the buildings that MnDOT acquired as part of the Winona Bridge construction project. Weather permitting, demolition is tentatively slated to begin with the AmericInn building and will continue through mid-summer. “Removing these buildings now will help maintain the schedule for […]

Westbound I-90 lane closures planned Tuesday at Dresbach Bridge

Posted by HBC Newsdesk March 23, 2015

Westbound Interstate 90 motorists will encounter a lane closure in the Dresbach Bridge construction zone Tuesday, March 24, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Single lane traffic will only be for westbound motorists on I-90 as concrete is placed. The lane closure is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., and is designed for […]

New estimates show over 325,000 Minnesotans at risk of oil train spill

Posted by HBC Newsdesk March 20, 2015

The Minnesota Department of Transportation has released an estimate that 326,170 people live near rail routes that carry crude oil from North Dakota. In a released statement, House Deputy Minority Leader Paul Marquart (DFL-Dilworth) said, “The large amount of people living and working close to oil train lines is a major cause for concern, as […]

Highway 74 temporarily closed north of Beaver in Whitewater Wildlife Area

Posted by HBC Newsdesk March 18, 2015

The Minnesota Department of Transportation has temporarily closed a 7-mile stretch of Highway 74 north of Beaver in Winona County due to spring thaw conditions. This portion of Highway 74 was closed today, March 18, due to poor road conditions caused by the spring thaw and area waterways rising close to the roadway. The stretch […]

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