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Highway 44 between Mabel and Highway 52 opens to traffic


Tue, Aug 13th, 2013
Posted in Mabel State of Minnesota

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Highway 44 in Fillmore County from Mabel to Highway 52 is now open to traffic, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.



Highway 44 had been closed while crews conducted culvert repairs.



Motorists should expect slight delays as flaggers and a pilot car will control traffic once paving begins.



When the project is complete, motorists will experience a smoother ride surface and a safer highway with new guardrail.



The resurfacing project is tied to a reconstruction project on Highway 44 in Spring Grove. The detour through town remains in place.



Mathy Construction, is the prime contractor for the project, scheduled to continue through October. When the project is finished, motorists will experience a smoother ride surface and a safer highway.



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



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

Highway 16 between Spring Valley and Preston opens to traffic

Mon, Aug 12th, 2013
Posted in Spring Valley State of Minnesota

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Highway 16 in Fillmore County from Spring Valley to Preston is now open to traffic, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Highway 16 had been closed while crews conducted culvert repairs. Motorists shoul ..... 
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Rep. Davids Receives CGMC Legislator of Distinction Award

Fri, Aug 9th, 2013
Posted in All State of Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Rep. Greg Davids was recognized by the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) July 25 during the Coalition’s three-day summer conference in Bemidji, Minn. for his positive impact on economic development policy. Rep. David ..... 
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Highway 26 construction in Houston County begins Aug. 12

Tue, Aug 6th, 2013
Posted in All State of Minnesota

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Motorists can expect single-lane traffic on Highway 26 between Highway 16 and the Iowa border beginning Monday, Aug. 12, as crews begin resurfacing the road and replacing culverts. Flaggers and a pilot car will control traf ..... 
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Sen. Franken Working to Get More Minnesota Cops Bulletproof Vests

Fri, Aug 2nd, 2013
Posted in All State of Minnesota

WASHINGTON - U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) cosponsored legislation that would provide state and local governments in Minnesota and around the country with additional funding to purchase body armor for law enforcement. The legislation, sponsored b ..... 
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Deadly weekend puts state over 200 traffic deaths for 2013

Fri, Aug 2nd, 2013
Posted in All State of Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Preliminary reports of six traffic deaths this weekend has pushed Minnesota’s death count over the 200-mark for the year, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) Office of Traffic Safety. By comparison, the ..... 
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Governor Dayton Secures Disaster Declaration for June Storms

Fri, Jul 26th, 2013
Posted in All State of Minnesota

ST. PAUL — Governor Mark Dayton secured a latest major disaster declaration following strong storms and flooding in June. President Barack Obama declared a major disaster for 18 Minnesota counties: Benton, Big Stone, Douglas, Faribault, Fillmore, ..... 
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Gov. Mark Dayton Appoints Destination Medical Center Board Members

By Mitchell Walbridge

Fri, Jul 26th, 2013
Posted in All State of Minnesota

By Mitchell Walbridge A big step for the Destination Medical Center project is underway, which is the formulation of the eight-member board that will have the task of overseeing the state’s largest-ever economic development project. The DMC Board ..... 
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Highway 16 detour change in Fillmore County

Fri, Jul 26th, 2013
Posted in All State of Minnesota

ROCHESTER, Minn. – The detour route for the Highway 16 resurfacing project between Spring Valley, Minn. and Preston, Minn. has been changed, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Motorists will now be detoured using Highway 63 ..... 
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