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Highway 26 construction in Houston County suspended for the season


Thu, Nov 14th, 2013
Posted in All State of Minnesota

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Work on the Highway 26 resurfacing project between Highway 16 and the Iowa border has been suspended for the winter season, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.



Highway 26 had been reduced to a single-lane controlled with flaggers and a pilot car while crews resurfaced the highway.



Crews will finish resurfacing in Brownsville and at the bridge approaches, place shoulder aggregate to eliminate the drop-offs and do temporary striping for the winter.



Work on Highway 26 will resume next spring.



Mathy Construction, is the prime contractor for the $5.8 million project.



MnDOT urges motorists to always drive with caution, slow down in work zones and never enter a road blocked with barriers or cones.



For statewide travel information visit www.511mn.org, call 5-1-1 or log on to www.mndot.gov.

Dresbach Bridge ramp closure begins Nov. 8

Tue, Nov 5th, 2013
Posted in All State of Minnesota

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Motorists will encounter a ramp closure at the northbound Highway 61 to eastbound Interstate 90 entrance ramp beginning Friday, Nov. 8 at 5 a.m., according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Motorists should follow ..... 
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Utility investigation work for Winona Bridge project began Oct. 29

Wed, Oct 30th, 2013
Posted in All State of Minnesota

ROCHESTER, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Transportation began utility pothole investigation work for the Winona Bridge project on Tuesday, Oct. 29. The utility pothole investigation will cause temporary sidewalk and parking disturbances a ..... 
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REP. DAVIDS: MNsure A COSTLY, EMBARRASSING INVESTMENT TO MINNESOTA

Mon, Oct 21st, 2013
Posted in All State of Minnesota

ST. PAUL – State lawmakers recently learned about the performance of MNsure - Minnesota’s version of Obamacare - and State Representative Greg Davids (R-Preston) said the results are startling and embarrassing. “Zero people have completed e ..... 
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STATE PATROL TO STEP UP COMMERCIAL VEHICLE ENFORCEMENT OCT. 20-26

Mon, Oct 21st, 2013
Posted in All State of Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Minnesota State Patrol Commercial Vehicle Section is stepping up traffic enforcement activity statewide Oct. 20-26 as part of a nationwide effort to increase commercial and passenger vehicle driver awareness. During Operati ..... 
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Lane restrictions on Highway 63 near Stewartville begin Oct. 21

Thu, Oct 17th, 2013
Posted in All State of Minnesota

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Motorists traveling on Highway 63 near Stewartville will encounter a lane closure beginning Monday, Oct. 21, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The closure ..... 
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Prescribed burns scheduled in southeastern Minnesota

Mon, Oct 14th, 2013
Posted in All State of Minnesota

Motorists in southeastern Minnesota may see smoke from prescribed burns throughout the fall along various highways, including: Highway 14 west of Claremont Highway 52 near Harmony and Canton Highway 56 between Rose Creek and LeRoy Interstate 90 ..... 
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MnDOT announces availability of $13 million in grants for local transportation alternative projects

Fri, Oct 11th, 2013
Posted in All State of Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Local communities and regional agencies are invited to take advantage of a new $13 million competitive grant program intended to fund projects for pedestrian and bicycle facilities, historic preservation, Safe Routes to School an ..... 
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Repairs to Highway 76 slope begins Oct. 11

Wed, Oct 9th, 2013
Posted in All State of Minnesota

Damages sustained during June 2013 floods ROCHESTER, Minn. – Motorists will encounter single lane traffic along Highway 76 south of Highway 16 beginning Friday, Oct. 11, as crews repair the roadway slopes damaged during the June 2013 floods. ..... 
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