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Video shows woman on motorized scooter on Minnesota highway

  New video: @MnDPS_MSP state troopers save a life after woman drives shopping cart onto freeway 👇 pic.twitter.com/ihXO5kKezP — đźš” MN Safety đźš” (@SafetyAlertsMN) September 19, 2021 ST. PAUL, Minn. (KVRR) – A Minnesota Dept. of Transportation traffic camera captured a woman who was driving an electric shopping cart on a freeway in the Twin Cities. Video shows the woman…

MNDOT Plans More Than 200 Construction Projects This Summer

One of the big projects is the resurfacing of Highway 87 from Frazee to the Becker/Wadena County Line

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota Department of Transportation announces more than 200 construction projects for the season. They will help maintain the state’s roads and bridges, improve safety and support thousands of construction jobs. One of the big projects in west central Minnesota includes the resurfacing of Highway 87 from Frazee to the Becker/Wadena County Line. The project includes 26…

MnDOT avoiding putting salt on roads during heavy winds

MnDOT says this is safer because the salt will cause the snow to stick to the roads

MOORHEAD, Minn. — With the day’s strong wind and subzero temperatures, the Minnesota Department of Transportation knows to be careful with how they treat their roads. The blowing wind means they are avoiding putting salt down on any part of the road. MnDOT says that while salt typically makes conditions safer over areas with icy conditions, not putting the salt…

Eastbound I-94 Closed Near Moorhead

Courtesy: MNDOT NEAR DOWNER, Minn. – MNDOT has closed a portion of eastbound Interstate 94 because of buckled concrete. I-94 is closed between the exit 6 for Minnesota Highway 336 and exit 15 for Clay County Highway 10 near Downer. Drivers need to take the detour of I-94 to 28th Ave South, 100th Street South, 90th Ave South, and 130th…

April Snowstorm Has City & State Crews Working to Keep Roads Clear

Both Fargo and West Fargo Public Works crews say they focus on their emergency snow routes first

Roads are getting a bit more than a dusting making for a snowy mid–April. The Fargo Public works crews were out Wednesday getting equipment ready to go. Salt trucks hit the roads early Thursday morning to prep for the expected conditions. “It’s not uncommon to get any snow in April,” Fargo Public Works supervisor Corey Houim said. “When it does…

MnDOT Warns About Water On Highway 59

MnDOT says the northbound lake is closed between mileposts 201 and 202

If you’re driving on Highway 59 between Elbow Lake and I-94 you’ll have to watch for water over the roadway. MnDOT says the northbound lane is closed between mileposts 201 and 202. Traffic is being controlled by automated signals. They warn everyone that driving through water is dangerous and not to drive around barricades or into flooded areas. Categories: Flood…

Gov. Tim Walz Proposes $450 Million Transportation Budget, Would Bring Over $3 Million to Moorhead

It would give $7.7 million to Clay County, which would also help build a new solid waste transfer station

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Governor Tim Walz’s $450 million transportation budget proposal could improve 1,800 miles of roads and replace 300 bridges in Minnesota. It would also create a variety of long–needed infrastructural changes in Moorhead. After relying on the same roads for over 50 years, civil engineers are giving half of them a D+ rating and 35 percent of bridges a…