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Northern Lights Express' cost reduced by half

The proposal for the NLX high-speed passenger rail project in Minnesota and Wisconsin could reduce typical operation costs by half. The proposed project involves the Minneapolis-Duluth/Superior Passenger Rail Alliance, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation and the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The total cost of implementing the new system is $500 million. Read More »

NTSB releases safety alert for oversize loads

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recently released a Safety Alert on how oversize loads affect U.S. bridges. Within the United States, commercial motor vehicles play a major role in carrying goods throughout the nation. When these vehicles carry oversize loads throughout the national highway system, though, it can be detrimental to the safety of bridge structures.  Read More »

Minnesota Department of Transportation sets timetable for Glenwood road project

In preparation for the new road work, MnDOT as well as SEH, Inc. crews will be conducting preliminary survey work near Highway 104, Highway 29, and Highway 28. This work will be done over the next several months before the project begins. Officials have encouraged local business owners as well as residents to submit their email addresses in order to receive updates about the project. Read More »