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March 1, 2011
County Board approves St. Croix bridge resolution
Washington County commissioners reaffirmed their support for the construction of a long-delayed new St. Croix River bridge in Stillwater. Legal and legislative wrangling has halted plans for a new river crossing between busy downtown Stillwater and Houlton, Wis.
March 1, 2011 - 10:48am
February 20, 2011
Winter storm hits south Washington County
A winter storm hit south Washington County and the broader region Sunday morning and was expected to continue into Monday. The National Weather...
February 20, 2011 - 12:07pm
January 4, 2011
County sees 11 traffic deaths in 2010
Washington County's traffic crash stats remained static last year, reflecting a statewide trend. Eleven people were killed in crashes in Washington County in 2010, according to preliminary data released this week by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety. Statewide, there were...
January 4, 2011 - 11:55am
December 31, 2010
Red Rock transit station plans made public
The Red Rock Corridor Commission plans four public open houses this month to release updated plans for the proposed transit stations in Cottage Grove, Newport, St. Paul and Hastings. The commission revised the planned Red Rock transit stop designs following public feedback in August....
December 31, 2010 - 1:09pm
December 10, 2010
Cottage Grove plans road upgrades in 2011
The Cottage Grove City Council has approved a pair of road projects that will repair roadways in two residential neighborhoods and will extend a portion of West Point Douglas Road in the summer of 2011. The $1.6 million residential roadwork will rehab streets in the Pine Coulee and...
December 10, 2010 - 11:58am
November 22, 2010
More ice, snow expected after slippery weekend
A weekend ice storm left Minnesota drivers slip-sliding along roadways, with more than 400 accidents reported metro-wide, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
November 22, 2010 - 11:46am
November 9, 2010
Pile driving to continue through winter on new Hastings Bridge
Construction has begun on the new Hastings bridge, but it will still be a while before there's much to see. The pile driving process will continue until March or April, said project coordinator Steve Kordosky. Pile driving is the foundation-laying process for bridges. Crews have to...
November 9, 2010 - 3:03pm
October 29, 2010
Highway 61 fix delayed until next week
A Minnesota Department of Transportation repair on a recently resurfaced stretch of northbound Highway 61 in Cottage Grove has been pushed back until Nov. 1, the department has said. This week's high winds and rain forced the delay, according to a MnDOT release. Department of Transportation...
October 29, 2010 - 7:00am
October 26, 2010
Unexpected lane closure coming on northbound 61
A pavement problem on a recently revamped stretch of Highway 61 will force a lane closure Wednesday through Thursday, the Minnesota Department of Transportation said Tuesday. A joint failure on northbound Highway 61 just north of 80th Street will cause the closure of the right lane...
October 26, 2010 - 2:45pm
October 19, 2010
Lane closed on Wakota Bridge Friday for testing
Motorists on eastbound Interstate 494 at the Wakota Bridge between Newport and South St. Paul will encounter lane closures beginning at 9 a.m., Friday, Oct.
October 19, 2010 - 2:13pm
October 15, 2010
Southbound traffic restored on Highway 61
Cars traveling on Highway 61 in south Washington County will no longer need to share the northbound side of the highway in Cottage Grove, according to a Minnesota Department of Transportation update. Lanes on the southbound side of the highway opened Thursday, as progress continues...
October 15, 2010 - 12:29pm
October 8, 2010
Highway 61 ramps all re-opened
The Jamaica Avenue ramps to and from southbound Highway 61 in Cottage Grove have re-opened as progress continues on the project to re-pave the highway between St.
October 8, 2010 - 11:10am
September 27, 2010
Jamaica Avenue ramps set to re-open Oct. 6, Highway 95/ Highway 61 interchange re-opened
Continued progress on the Highway 61 re-paving project has allowed the Highway 95 intersection to re-open completely, and the temporary signal at River Oaks Golf Course to be removed, according to a Minnesota Department of Transportation project update. Traffic is back to normal...
September 27, 2010 - 4:52pm
September 21, 2010
Highway 61 Hastings bridge groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday
A groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the start of construction of the new Highway 61 Hastings Bridge will be held at Levee Park beginning at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 22, according to a press release from the Minnesota Department of Transportation. A public open house will follow...
September 21, 2010 - 3:50pm
80th Street, Innovation ramps reopen this week, Jamaica closes
The Highway 61 repaving project that has shut down various entrance and exit ramps in Cottage Grove throughout the summer is moving into the final stages, according to an update from the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The Innovation Road on-ramps and off-ramps to and from...
September 21, 2010 - 2:15pm