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August 2 To Bring Extra-Long Delays Along Grand Avenue/Highway 23 Project In West Duluth

A heads up to drivers who take Grand Avenue/Highway 23 between West Duluth and Gary-New Duluth:  Tuesday, August 2 will see the potential for extra-long delays in the work zone.

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NZ Labour Party Announces Budget
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MNDOT Inspections Affect Blatnik Bridge And 21st Avenue West Ramp At I-35

A series of annual inspections on the Blatnik Bridge and at the Can-Of-Worms Interchange will affect traffic over the new week or two.

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Steve Tanko
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Highway 23/Grand Avenue Reduced To Single Lane With Signal For Next Three Weeks; Major Delays Expected

If you travel highway 23/Grand Avenue between West Duluth and Gary-New Duluth - get ready for some additional delays.  Work is already progressing in this the second year of the two-year project to totally rebuild the roadway - work that has been needed for some time.  Drivers who use this route have already faced orange cones and some backups the last two summers.  Now those delays are about to get worse.

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Phoenix Commuters Major Traffic Congestion
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MNDOT Reminds Drivers To Use The Zipper Merge Technique In Construction Zones

With some high-profile (not to mention busy and backed-up) road construction projects in the Northland, officials with the Minnesota Department of Transportation are reminding and urging drivers to utilize the Zipper Merge technique when forced to blend driving lanes.

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Missouri Confronts Major Flooding in 16 Counties as Rivers Crest
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MNDOT And WISDOT Close Highway Between Hinckley To Danbury Due To Flooding

Cresting waters on the St. Croix River have caused the Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Wisconsin Department of Transportation to jointly close the route between Hinckley and Danbury.  High water at the bridge is causing the closure.

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South Carolina Hit By Historic Rain And Flooding
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Delays Continue As Pine County I-35 Work Nears Half-Way Point

If you've traveled to or from the Twin Cities at all this summer, you've encountered the resurfacing and bridge work being done between Hinckley and Pine City.  Officials with the Minnesota Department of Transportation suggest that the work is now half-way completed.  Even as the work progresses though, delays are expected to continue.

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I-495 Bridge Closed Indefinitely Over Christina  River in WIlmington
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Kettle River Bridge Closes For Repairs

Summer maintenance on the Kettle River Bridge has closed the Highway 23 roadway until the middle of August.  Crews with the Minnesota Department of Transportation are replacing the railings and resurfacing the roadway on the bridge that crosses the Kettle River.

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Congress Works Towards Passing Temporary Extension Of Transportation Bill
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Highway 33 To See Resurfacing Work This Week Near Cloquet

Drivers who use Highway 33 in Cloquet will experience some lane closures and delays this week as crews with the Minnesota Department of Transportation work to make improvements to the roadway.  The work is part of MNDOT's summer schedule.

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Steve Tanko
Steve Tanko
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Highway 53 Roadwork Ramps Up Near Relocation Project

Drivers who use Highway 53 near the relocation project will want to heed the advice of the Minnesota Department of Transportation and use caution as work ramps up in the next few weeks.

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Blatnik Bridge Inspection Work To Begin July 11

It's becoming an annual summer ritual.  For the last few summers, crews with the Minnesota Department of Transportation have conducted an annual inspection of the John A. Blatnik Bridge (Interstate 535).  That's the work that's scheduled to begin on Monday, July 11.

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Steve Tanko
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Grand Avenue/Highway 23 To Close Friday Night

Drivers who use Grand Avenue/Highway 23 will want to know about a closure that is scheduled to happen Friday night into early Saturday morning.  The roadway will be completely closed to traffic starting at 10:00 PM on Friday, June 24 until 6:00 AM Saturday, June 25 in order to accommodate crews who will be taking out a pedestrian bridge near Grand Avenue Place.

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Heavy Traffic Expected On I-35 For Grandma’s Marathon; MNDOT Issues Safety Reminders

Grandma's Marathon weekend is fast approaching and with it comes the influx of out-of-town runners, spectators and visitors.  As officials gear up for the extra people in town, the Minnesota Department of Transportation is alerting drivers to the heavy-traffic expected on area roadways and asking for everyone's cooperation.

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