The Minnesota Depart­ment of Transpor­tation announced its 2018 transportation construction program on Wednesday, April 4. Statewide, the 2018 road and bridge projects total $1.1 billion.

 

The Minnesota Depart­ment of Transpor­tation announced its 2018 transportation construction program on Wednesday, April 4.  Statewide, the 2018 road and bridge projects total $1.1 billion. An additional $32 million is being invested in multimodal projects which include airport, port and railroad projects that are outside of the state road construction program.  For a complete list of projects by highway, visit www.mndot.gov/roadwork/current.html. Project page information includes construction schedule, traffic impacts, maps, benefits and costs.

Locally, in District 8 (Chippewa, Kandiyohi, Lac qui Parle, Lincoln, Lyon, McLeod, Meeker, Murray, Pipestone, Redwood, Renville & Yellow Medicine) the 2018 construction program totals $23.8 million.  The construction costs do not include other costs such as maintenance. District 8 projects, including a 2018 construction project map, are available at www.mndot.gov/d8/projects.html. Motorists can stay informed about projects and other transportation topics by connecting to MnDOT via social media, as well as signing up to receive email updates.

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