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Posts Tagged ‘MnDOT’

Minnesota: During the Snowstorm

Friday, January 31st, 2014
Minnesota: During the Snowstorm

Minnesota DOT takes you behind the wheel of a working snow plow in this installment of their Anatomy of a Winter Storm series.

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Expanding and Streamlining the Twin Cities Freeway Network

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014
Figure 11 Speed-Based Congestion report visualization for AM-peak of October 2012 based on program cleaned data

MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING
The Twin Cities freeway network is a densely instrumented and growing transportation system. As the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) pursues a performance-based management strategy to monitor the health of the network and make planning and management decisions, the data from this vast network is being examined using a variety of methods.

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Minnesota 20-Year State Highway Investment Plan

Wednesday, January 1st, 2014
Figure ES-1: Minnesota State Highway System

MINNESOTA GO
The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) is directly charged with constructing, operating, maintaining, and managing this system, which is 74 percent of the State’s capital assets. The Minnesota 20-Year State Highway Investment Plan (MnSHIP) is MnDOT’s vehicle for deciding and communicating capital investment priorities for the system for the next 20 years. MnSHIP is a fiscally constrained plan, meaning its planned expenditures must align with expected revenues, which total $18 billion. Meanwhile, the projected transportation needs on the state highway system total $30 billion.

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Regional Allocation of Federal Transportation Funds

Monday, September 30th, 2013
Table 1: Regional Solicitation of Federal Transportation Funding Summary

METROPOLITAN COUNCIL
MZ STRATEGIES, LLC
In evaluating its regional solicitation process, the Met Council wanted to know how other regions manage this process, including the extent to which federal highway funds are blended, how preservation and maintenance needs (particularly for transit) are met, and what type of alignment exists between selection criteria and regional policies or goals.

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MnDOT: Casting Beams

Thursday, July 4th, 2013

-rfilipczak on YouTube.

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Minnesota DOT: How Potholes are Formed

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

- rfilipczak on YouTube

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Minnesota DOT: MnPILE Research Meets Reality

Monday, December 31st, 2012

Shot entirely with an iPhone by Bruce Holdhusen from MnDOT Research Services. -rfilipczak on YouTube.

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Minnesota Statewide Multimodal Transportation Plan 2012-2031

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
The social, economic, and environmental climate of Minnesota is rapidly changing, and it is critical that our state’s transportation system adapt. This Statewide Multimodal Transportation Plan for Minnesota takes into account the state’s ever-evolving landscape. It is based on the adopted Minnesota GO 50-year Vision, which places unprecedented emphasis on building and maintaining a transportation system that complements and strengthens the unique social, natural, and economic features of Minnesota.

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Richfield, MN: DOT Tests Movable Barriers

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

- rfilipczak on YouTube

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St. Paul, MN: Maryland Ave Bridge Documentary

Friday, September 14th, 2012

The 1,300-ton bridge, built alongside I-35E, was moved into place using new construction technology The Minnesota Department of Transportation used a giant automated machine called a Self-Propelled Modular Transporter (SPMT) to move a finished bridge into position. A first for MnDOT, the move took place Aug. 18, 2012 over I-35E in St. Paul at the […]

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