Posts tagged with "MnDOT"

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Levee Park committee updated on bridge related issues

Posted by HBC Newsdesk March 11, 2015

The Winona Levee Park committee were briefed Tuesday by the Minnesota Department of Transportation project manager on how areas beneath the new Winona Bridge will tie in with plans for the park. Bridge Project Manager Terry Ward presented three options that are currently being considered for treatments of the area under the bridge between Second […]

Spring truck weight restrictions to go into effect tommorrow

Posted by HBC Newsdesk March 10, 2015

Spring truck weight restrictions on state highways begin March 11 for Minnesota’s South, Southeast and Metro frost zones, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The spring restrictions begin March 12 for Central frost zone. Winter load increases and overweight permits remain in place for the state’s North-Central and North frost zones. MnDOT limits truck […]

Final bridge contract awarded, public comment sought on conceptional site plans

Posted by HBC Newsdesk March 4, 2015

Steady progress continues to be made on the new Highway 43 bridge over the Mississippi River at Winona. Workers a concentrating efforts on Pier 11 located in the middle of the river. Officials say the concrete work needs to be above the 100 year flood stage to avoid any slow down that may be caused […]

Final State Rail Plan open house to be held Thursday in Rochester

Posted by HBC Newsdesk February 20, 2015

The last of the public meetings about the 2015 update of the Minnesota State Rail Plan will be in Rochester on February 26, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The meeting will be at the Rochester Community and Technical College’s Heintz Center, 851 30th Ave. S.E. from 5 to 7 p.m. A presentation will […]

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