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Cleaning up: Volunteers help beautify ditches
It’s a service to the community. It’s a savings of $6 million to the state. And it provides a nice, clean welcome to the area. Those are a few of the reasons why the Adopt a Highway program is a success throughout Minnesota and here in Becker County. Across the state, volunteers...
news / Detroit Lakes
April 26, 2014 - 1:00pm
October 21, 2013
Speed limits to increase on Minnesota Highways 75, 59 and 7
MOORHEAD – Commuters on Highway 75 here will be able to travel just a little bit faster soon. The Minnesota Department of Transportation is raising the speed limit of Highway 75 from 55 mph to 60 mph. The entire road, which stretches from south of Luverne through Breckenridge...
October 21, 2013 - 3:17pm
June 12, 2013
Adopt a Highway saves $6 million
Volunteers helping with the Adopt a Highway program pick up 26,000 tons of litter per year, saving the state an estimated $6 million annually, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The Adopt a Highway program currently is staffed by more than 49,000 volunteers...
June 12, 2013 - 10:16am
February 26, 2010
As DL grows, so do its roads -- MnDOT takes look at highways to west and south
Only a few members of the public came to hear about a planning study for Highway 59 South and Highway 10 west of Detroit Lakes Thursday evening. The Minnesota Department of Transportation, City of Detroit Lakes and Becker County are partnering for the study to include several key...
Detroit Lakes / news
February 26, 2010 - 4:53pm
March 20, 2009
MnDOT to take input on road plan
The Minnesota Department of Transportation will hold a second videoconference public hearing March 25 from 5 to 6 p.m. to solicit comments on the 2009-2028 Minnesota statewide transportation plan. The additional videoconference was added to accommodate those who can't participate...
March 20, 2009 - 3:20pm
March 18, 2009
MnDOT announces bid results for first 11 Greater Minnesota federal stimulus transportation projects
The Minnesota Department of Transportation announced the contractors who submitted the apparent lowest bids to build 11 road and bridge projects in Greater Minnesota with funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Bids for these projects total approximately $40 million. The...
March 18, 2009 - 10:36am
February 10, 2009
Snow plow operators plan to clear roads early Tuesday as motorists urged to use caution
An updated travel alert in North Dakota was issued late Monday by the state's Transportation Department due to expected poor weather conditions. Rain in western North Dakota is expected to change to snow as temperatures drop. Snow accumulation could be heavy at times, which could...
February 10, 2009 - 6:00am
December 25, 2008
Slick driving conditions for tonight, tomorrow
Freezing rain could be an unwelcome Christmas gift tonight for our region. The National Weather Service in Grand Forks has issued a warning for the possibility of freezing drizzle this evening around Hubbard and surrounding counties, turning to snow after midnight. "We're ahead...
December 25, 2008 - 12:00am
September 5, 2008
MnDOT evaluates safety of two lane highways
In response to concerns about Highway 60 and Highway 14 in southwestern Minnesota, the Minnesota Department of Transportation has begun to evaluate the safety of similarly designed highways that drop from four to two lanes. "We appreciate concerns expressed by the public and elected...
September 5, 2008 - 12:00am