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Posts Tagged ‘MnDOT’

MnDOT: St. Croix Crossing Sunrise Timelapse

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

Sunrise over the St. Croix Crossing, summer 2016. St. Croix Crossing connects Oak Park Heights, MN and St. Joseph, WI. The structure over the St. Croix River is expected to open in 2017.

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Minnesota DOT: The Noise Wall Video

Friday, July 1st, 2016

MnDOT details the Who, What, Where and Why of noise walls. Are they right for your community?

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DOT Partnerships for Promoting Pollinator Habitat

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016
Summary of Respondents’ Partnership Programs

A print survey was distributed to 19 state DOTs expected to have experience with maintaining pollinator habitat on highway ROWs, or partnerships with volunteers to maintain roadside landscapes, to gather information about the development and management of such programs. Representatives from nine Minnesota counties also received the survey to assess pollinator-related activities within Minnesota.

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Minnesota DOT: Why Does I-69 Need Flood-Mitigation Work?

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

Animation from Minnesota Department of Transportation explains why it’s time to upgrade the stretch of I-69 between Mankato and St. Peter, MN. In April, MnDOT will begin replacing old pavement, raising the road, and installing new median barriers.

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Minnesota DOT: Fighting Winter with the “Ice Breaker”

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

This video describes the Ice Breaker machine that MnDOT is using to break up the ice on Minnesota roadways. The video was produced by Rich Kemp and Sue Roe.

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Minnesota DOT: How to Install Rumble Strips

Friday, December 25th, 2015

This video shows the installation of rumble strips in MnDOT’s District 8 in October 2015.

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Minnesota DOT: Protecting Bats Along the Mississippi River

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

The Minnesota Department of Transportation and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources worked together to create new habitat for over 3,000 bats that will be displaced by the replacement of bridges crossing from Minnesota into French Island, Wisc. over the Mississippi River.

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Minnesota DOT: Smart Intersections Reduce Traffic Conflicts

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

How Minnesota Department of Transportation is using “J Turns” or “Reduced-Conflict Intersections” to improve safety and efficiency on MN roads.

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St. Paul, MN: High Bridge Inspection

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

Get a view of the High Bridge that only a few folks in our inspections department get to see.

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Minnesota DOT: Update on the Winona Bridge Project

Friday, June 12th, 2015

This video illustrates project progress, having used an approach known as CMGC.

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