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Drive Safe This Holiday Season; Minnesota Department Of Transportation Offers Tips

The holiday travel season is upon us and officials with the Minnesota Department of Transportation urge drivers to use caution and be safe on the roadways.

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Increased Load For Trucks Starts November 24; Change Ushers In The Winter Hauling Season

Winter truck load increases will begin Monday, November 24, on unrestricted highways in the north and north central frost zones, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

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Be Safe: November Is Peak Month For Deer-Vehicle Collisions

It probably comes as no surprise to long-time Northlanders, but the month of November is the peak period for deer-vehicle collisions.

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Minnesota Wraps Up 2014 Road Construction Season Just In Time For Old Man Winter

One of the most ambitious road construction seasons in recent memory has officially wrapped up, according to the MInnesota Department of Transportion.  More than 308 projects were worked on by the state over the course of the winter months.

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How Important Is Railroad Transportation To The State Of Minnesota? Officials Solicit Public Input For The 2015 Minnesota State Rail Plan

You can make a difference!

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Minnesota Department Of Transportation Eyes Funding Recipients For Safe Routes To School Grants

The Minnesota Department of Transportation wants to give away money.  There's only two catches:  You need to apply for it and you need to be a school.

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Minnesota Department of Transportation to Use New Terms to Describe Winter Driving Conditions Starting This Winter

The quickly approaching 2014-2015 winter season will see new terms used by the Minnesota Department of Transportation to describe winter driving conditions. The new terms will offer a more descriptive concept of what to expect on winter road than the older, more subjective terms.

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How Can I Find Winter Road Conditions For The Northland? How A Change In Descriptions For Winter 2014-2015 Will Make It Easier To Understand Road Reports

Hazardous.  Difficult.  Good.  What do those terms really mean when Mother Nature has unleashed her brand of snow and ice on our Northland roads?  Starting this winter, you'll have a better guide.

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ElyTo See Major Road Work In 2015; Public Meeting Will Highlight The Plans On October 14

Saint Louis County Public Works is looking ahead to road construction projects planned for the summer of 2015 season. One of those projects is the reconstruction of 8th Avenue in Ely, between James Street and Camp Street.  A public meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, October 14, at 6 PM at the Pioneer Apartment complex, 114 North 8th Avenue in Ely. Public Works engineers will present information on what’s being planned, as well as the expected work schedule.

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I-35 Ramp Re-Opens Near Cloquet As Road Project Nears Completion

The southbound Interstate 35 ramp to northbound Highway 33 (Exit 237) has reopened.

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Minnesota Department Of Transportation Looks For Ways To Create Solar Electricity In Road Right-Of-Ways

Hats off to the Minnesota Department of Transportation for thinking outside of the box and looking to generate electricity from land that might otherwise get under utilized.

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Echo Trail To Close For Culvert Replacement October 1

Drivers along Minnesota's North Shore and the Iron Range should be aware of a culvert replacement that will close one of the state's iconic roadways.

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