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Iron Range Roundabout Stimulates Rumors
Change is hard. The roundabout at Highway 169 and Highway 37 in Hibbing - one of two new Iron Range roundabouts to open within the past month or so - has stimulated some of the same rumors that the intersection-method created here in the Twin Ports.
Bong Bridge Maintenance Happens September 11-30
One of the two major bridges that allow Twin Ports drivers to cross the St. Louis River will see maintenance work the rest of the month - resulting in major alternating lane closures and width restrictions. Work crews with the Minnesota Department of Transportation will be performing maintenance on …
MNDOT Looks To Improve Bus Access To Rural Areas
While public transportation might get a lot of press in the more-populated parts of the state, it's probably the smaller towns and rural communities that have the biggest need. A push by the Minnesota Department of Transportation aims to make access easier in some of those areas.
I-35/Blatnik Bridge Work This Week
Work crews with the Minnesota Department of Transportation will be performing a variety of repair projects this week along I-35 and the Blatnik Bridge. The work will primarily occur during the daytime hours of 9:00 AM and 2:30 PM.
MNDOT To Perform Tree Removal Along Some Duluth Roads
Heads up!  Work crews with the Minnesota Department of Transportation will be removing dead and dying trees along some roadways in Duluth starting Tuesday, August 22.  The work will start a little earlier than you're probably used to seeing road crews - at 7:00 AM and will wrap up eac…
What Are The Top Five Suggested Names For The New Highway 53 Bridge?
Back in June we reported that Explore Minnesota was having a contest to solicit names for the soon-to-open bridge east of Virginia - part of the Highway 53 Relocation Project.  While the winner wasn't guaranteed that their submission would be the final name chosen by state authorities, they would wi…
I-35 Patching Project To Affect Drivers The Next Two Weeks
If you noticed some road work on I-35 this afternoon, it's part of a project that will occur the next few weeks.  Work crews with the Minnesota Department of Transportation will progress on a large-scale asphalt patching project during the daytime hours of 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM.  The sc…
Speed Limit Increases On Four Northland Highways
The phrase "put the pedal to the metal" comes to mind - but perhaps that's not what officials with the Minnesota Department of Transportation had in mind when increased the speed limit on four Northland highways.  Within the next two weeks, sections of some highways will see speed limit in…
MNDOT Warns About Toxic Ditch Vegetation
What's the old saying about knee-high corn by the 4th of July?  That same principle could be applied to roadside weeds and vegetation;  by this point of the summer season, a lot of ditches are filled with overgrowth.  What you may not know or be aware of is that some of these wee…

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