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Where Are Roundabouts Located In Wisconsin?

Last summer the Twin Ports received its first roundabout - at the foot of the Bong Bridge on the Wisconsin side.  Until that intersection went round, the closest roundabout was just to the west of Ashland on Highway 2.

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Load Restrictions Mark The Changing Seasons In Northern Minnesota

If you drive a heavy truck for personal or job-related reasons, you're probably well-versed in the way that the changing seasons affect weight-limits on our roadways.  This past weekend brought about a change as winter load increases for Minnesota state highways has lapsed.  This means that drivers will now need to heed the regular limits on all roads.

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U.S. Skies and Roads Busy Ahead Of Memorial Day Weekend
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MNDOT Wants Your Opinion On I-494/Highway 62 Congestion Relief Project

The freeway route that cuts through the heart of the Twin Cities metro is in for some improvements and the Minnesota Department of Transportation wants to know your opinions.  MNDOT wants to ease congestion on the corridor, and they would like to know what you think.

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Duluth-Superior Winter Bridge Etiquette 101

So you may have noticed that we get a little snow and ice here in the Twin Ports from time to time.  The average winter brings measurable snow every couple of days with at least 3 or 4 major snow events for the season.  You may have also noticed that our Twin Ports community is divided by the St. Louis River, which requires a bridge to travel to-and-from Duluth and Superior.  We have two major bridge option routes to choose from in the heart of the metro, with a few outlying choices as well.

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Mid Atlantic States Prepare For Large Snow Storm
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MNDOT Installs Plow Cams On Their Snowplow Fleet

Northlanders looking for a different perspective on road conditions can now access the view from the crews battling the worst that Mother Nature throws our way.  The Minnesota Department of Transportation made the announcement that they have installed plow cams on some of  their 838 snowplows - allowing the general public a first-hand look at road conditions.

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When Will Northland Roads Get Better? MNDOT Offers Insight Into This Winter’s Slippery Roads

If it seems like the roads in the Northland have been extraordinarily slippery this winter - you're probably correct.  A so-called "perfect storm" of weather conditions - alternating cold and snow - have left our highways and side streets a virtual skating rink of black ice so far.

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City Of Chicago Prepares For Another Winter Storm
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Salt Or Sand: What Impacts Plow Truck Decisions?

In a winter where we've seen pretty messy driving conditions - a question often comes up:  Why do the plow trucks sometimes use sand and sometimes use salt when treating the roadways.  The answer has a lot to do with science and temperature conditions.

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Storm Brings Rain To California as Drought Continues
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MNDOT Adds New Features To 511 Information System

New features await drivers who use the 511 information system as the Minnesota Department of Transportation makes upgrades and improvements to their digital platforms...

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Los Angeles Prepares For Major Traffic Hassles As Highway 405 Closes For Weekend
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MNDOT Launches New Safety Message Campaign On Electronic Freeway Signs

You may have noticed something different as you drove along I-35 yesterday:  The electronic signs were boasting safety messages.  It's all part of a new effort from the Toward Zero Deaths Program and the Minnesota Department of Transportation to highlight safe driving practices.  The program is called Message Monday's.

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Blatnik Bridge Crack Sealing Project Put On Hold Until Next Spring

A scheduled crack sealing project on the Blatnik Bridge has been put on hold until next spring.  Crews with the Minnesota Department of Transportation were anticipating a week-long project that would have kicked-off on Monday, November 14 during the daytime hours.

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I-35 Lake Avenue Bridge Inspection Happens November 14 – 18

Drivers who use the Lake Avenue Bridge on I-35 will encounter lane closures starting Monday, November 14 during daytime hours.  Crews with the Minnesota Department of Transportation will be inspecting the bridge between the hours of 9:00 AM and 2:30 PM.

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MNDOT Wraps Up 2016 Summer Road Construction Season

It's time to pull the orange cones off the highways!  Officials with the Minnesota Department of Transportation are lauding the work completed this past summer as the 2016 road construction season comes to an end - for the most part.

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