Minnesota Department of Transportation

mndot winter highway dms alert

MnDOT automates winter weather alerts for highway signs

Previously, a MnDOT staff member had to pay attention to the weather and enter the alert for the appropriate areas, delaying how quickly messages got to the public.

Construction

Road construction in downtown St. Paul to begin this summer, go through fall 2022

The project will reduce capacity to two lanes in either direction and cause ramp closures.

MnDOT tow plow snowplow

MnDOT: Don't be scared by our snow tow plow truck

The tow plow, which is like two plows in one, helps clear roads faster after it snows.

1 busted bridge messed up boats, cars – and left a guy stranded

The Stillwater Lift Bridge is nearly ready for retirement.

State-of-the-art technology wheels in new bridge

Crews with the Minnesota Department of Transportation used a "self-propelled modular transporter" for the first time to move the Maryland Avenue bridge over Interstate 35E Saturday. Kent Barnard with MnDOT tells KARE 11 the new technology reduced closure time for the bridge deck by 50 percent.

Aggressive Minn. drivers targeted in new campaign

Law enforcement officers are targeting "that guy" – drivers prone to road rage – in a new public awareness campaign designed to cut down on aggressive driving. The initiative also offers tips on how to handle aggressive drivers.