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Social Distancing: Snow Plow Naming Contest Winners

Y'all Love "Plowy McPlowFace"

  Last month in this segment I talked about a way you could take part in a very important bit of business in Minnesota, naming snow plows. The Minnesota DOT held an online vote to name plows across the state. Most of the names were delightfully punny and full or local references. The top eight names will be immortalized on…

Social Distancing: Help Name MN Snowplows

The MN DOT Is Letting Us Vote On Names For 8 Snowplows Around The State

  Here’s a way to have some fun with winter without ever have to step outside in it. You can be in control of what the Minnesota DOT calls their snowplows. They’re holding a contest to name snowplows across the state. You have until February 26th to vote. Then they’ll name winners and rename a snow plow in each of…

Bleeding Purple: Politicians Vow to Make Bridge Glow, Place Bets on Minnesota Vikings

MN Dot will light up the I-35W bridge friday and saturday

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — The I-35W bridge will glow purple Friday and Saturday nights in honor of the Minnesota Vikings. Governor Dayton has directed the MN DOT to light up the bridge before the team’s NFC semi-final game on Sunday. The Vikings will play the New Orleans Saints. The governor is also urging all Minnesotans to show their Purple…

Cone Zone: Traffic Headaches on the Rise with Added Construction

More projects throughout the Valley are stopping and slowing down many drivers

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Traffic in the Valley is getting dense as more construction projects are being added to Moorhead. State officials said one of those projects may wrap up soon. Rush hour traffic is getting bumper to bumper by I-29 and 32nd Avenue South in Fargo. More stretches of the road are getting reduced to one lane. ND DOT officials…

MN DOT Announces West Central MN 2017 Construction Projects

Nineteen Different Construction Projects are Set For 2017 in District 4, Some Starting This Month

Minnesota drivers can expect to see a lot of construction projects in the upcoming months. MN DOT announced that they will be doing nineteen different construction projects throughout¬†West Central Minnesota¬†starting as early as next week. The projects vary from reconstruction and resurfacing of the Detroit Lakes HWY 10 Bridge to repainting and replacing the anti-icing system of the Red River…

Travel Alert Still in Effect for North Dakota, Minnesota Roads

ND-DOT, MN-DOT says drivers need to be cautious as they travel throughout the state

A Travel Alert remains in effect for northeastern North Dakota due to blowing snow and reduced visibility. In northwest Minnesota between East Grand Forks and Crookston, roads are partially covered with snow. There is drifting snow around the Donaldson and Greenbush areas. The road is slippery. Between US 75 near Hendrum and MN 32 near Twin Valley, there is blowing…