Weather Forecast

Backed by state and local officials, Gov. Tim Pawlenty Wednesday releases the 2010 transportation construction plan. The state plans to spend $1.3 billion, a combination of federal and state money. Pioneer Photo/Don Davis

Minnesota officials announce $1.3 billion in transportation projects

Email News Alerts

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Minnesota motorists will see more orange barrels than ever this summer after state officials Wednesday announced they will spend a record $1.3 billion on transportation projects.


Of the 283 projects on the Minnesota Department of Transportation's 2010 list, 217 are on highways. The remaining projects deal with railroads, ports and transit.

Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? Activate your account.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us or call (218) 333-9200 and we can help you.