Tag: MnDOT

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

More changes for Highway 210/6 Crosby-Ironton project

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (6/14/21) (Crosby, MN) — More changes are coming as work continues with the Highway 210 Crosby-Ironton Project and initial work between Deerwood and Aitkin set to begin this week. Highway 210/Main Street in Crosby will be open to all travelers on the new roadway and sidewalk east of the 210/Highway 6…
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June 14, 2021 0

MnDOT unveils Statewide Pedestrian System Plan

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (6/1/21) (Minnesota) — The Minnesota Department of Transportation late last week released their first Statewide Pedestrian System Plan, which provides policy and investment guidance to improve places where people walk across and along Minnesota highways. The Pedestrian System Plan identifies priority areas for investments and lays out specific strategies to improve…
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June 3, 2021 0

Detours to begin June 1st on Highway 210 Crosby project

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (5/31/21) (Crosby, MN) — Detours begin June 1st for those who travel through the Highway 210 work zone in Crosby and Ironton, as new sidewalks and lanes open in east Crosby. All lanes, shoulders, parking, and sidewalks will open on Highway 210/East Main Street (Highway 6) in east Crosby between Cross…
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May 31, 2021 0

Bridge construction in Pine River starts May 24th

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (5/18/21) (Pine River, MN) — The Minnesota Department of Transportation will be working on Highway 84 in Pine River to construct a new bridge in Cass County starting May 24th. Motorists travelling on Highway 84 will encounter the road closed between River Street and 5th Street, as crews will construct a…
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May 18, 2021 0

MnDOT asking travelers to ‘try-out’ demonstration projects

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (5/14/21) (Wahkon, MN) — The Minnesota Department of Transportation is inviting those who travel by foot, bicycle or motor vehicle along Highway 27 (Main Street) in Wahkon to “try-out” demonstration projects which include a bike lane. MnDOT will be installing bump-outs and will narrow the road between the intersections of First…
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May 14, 2021 0

Survey for Public Input on Highway 210 in Baxter now Open

By: Devon Krueger, 5/9/21 3wiamstudio@gmail.com BAXTER, MN — Those who use Highway 210 in the city of Baxter are invited to take a Minnesota Department of Transportation survey for a transportation study in this area. The survey is now open online through June 2 at metroquestsurvey.com/p4y7i. A survey designed to gather initial feedback from the community…
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May 9, 2021 0