Tag: MnDOT

MnDOT release annual Sustainability and Public Health Report

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (7/27/21) (Minnesota) — The Minnesota Department of Transportation recently released its 5th annual Sustainability and Public Health Report to show progress in reducing carbon pollution from transportation, prioritizing walking, bicycling, transit, and meeting the energy environmental goals of the state. According to the report, MnDOT has seen progress from 2019 in…
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July 27, 2021 0

MnDOT releases ‘Let’s Move Safely Together’ program

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (7/15/21) (Minnesota) — The Minnesota Department of Transportation’s new campaign aimed at reducing fatalities among people walking and improving safety for all travelers was released early this week. “Let’s Move Safely Together” is the theme that will be a statewide pedestrian safety campaign that highlights safety tips that remind people to…
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July 15, 2021 0

Highway 210 Deerwood-Aitkin traffic delays, detours continue through Summer

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (7/13/21) (Aitkin, MN) — A reminder from the Minnesota Department of Transportation that motorists will be encountering delays and changes to their commutes on Highway 210 between east junction Highway 6 in Deerwood and Ninth Avenue West in West Aitkin. Crews will be repairing and improving nine miles of roadway on…
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July 13, 2021 0

MnDOT asking Wahkon residents to ‘try-out’ demonstration project

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (7/12/21) (Wahkon, MN) — The City of Wahkon is one of three cities in Minnesota currently being used to demonstrate projects from the Minnesota Department of Transportation. MnDOT is asking those who travel by foot, bicycle, or motor vehicles to “try-out” the projects that are set-up through the summer for the…
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July 12, 2021 0

Highway 210 projects to cause detours starting July 12th

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (7/9/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Highway 210 in Aitkin County will be encountering traffic delays and project start-ups beginning July 12th, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.  Detours will be in place for the culvert replacement on Highway 210 just outside of McGregor. Highway 210 will be closed during the duration…
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July 9, 2021 0

Van Lynn Road Overpass sees funding.

Van Lynn Road, also known as CSAH 24, is among 75 road projects statewide to benefit from $75 million in Local Road Improvement Program funding for roads in Minnesota cities, towns and counties. The Minnesota Legislature appropriated an additional $110 million to specific projects, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Koochiching County is slated…
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July 6, 2021 0

MnDOT holding another TPI virtual public meeting June 28th

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (6/25/21) (Duluth, MN) — The Minnesota Department of Transportation will be updating the public on the current status of the Twin Ports Interchange project in Duluth with a virtual meeting on Monday, June 28th at 12:15pm. The meeting will allow participants to ask questions and to meet with MnDOT staff and…
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June 25, 2021 0

Highway 210 Deerwood-Aitkin project begins June 21st

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (6/21/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Beginning today, motorists can expect delays on Highway 210 between east junction Highway 6 in Deerwood and 9th Avenue West in east Aitkin. Crews will be preparing work areas and testing concrete road sections for the upcoming 4-month road project. Work will be done weekdays between 7am-4pm…
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June 21, 2021 0

MnDOT announces recipients for Local Road Improvement Program

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (6/18/21) (Minnesota) — The Minnesota Department of Transportation announced that 75 statewide road projects will benefit from $75 million in Local Road Improvement Program (LRIP) funding to help improve or build roads in Minnesota cities, towns, and counties. The Minnesota Legislature appropriated an additional $110 million to specific projects including Aitkin…
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June 18, 2021 0

MnDOT announces partnership with NASA

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (6/15/21) (Minnesota) — The Minnesota Department of Transportation announced late last week that they will be partnering with NASA in efforts to plan for the future of aviation where advanced technology cargo aircraft and passenger air taxi services provide more dynamic options to serve Minnesota’s communities. This partnership will include a…
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June 15, 2021 0