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.
The project will reduce capacity to two lanes in either direction and cause ramp closures.
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The Stillwater Lift Bridge is nearly ready for retirement.
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.