Minnesota DOT has a standard charge of $500.00 per hour penalty when a contractor fails to remove temporary lane closure restrictions outside the permitted hours. This is a uniform charge and is not … [Read more...] about Penalty for failing to promptly open lanes beyond the lane closure limit
"Work Zones. Pay Attention or Pay the Price." is Minnesota's summer maintenance and construction work zone safety campaign program. It includes media kits, audio and video PSAs, periodic news … [Read more...] about Work Zones. Pay Attention or Pay the Price.
Minnesota DOT does not have a departmental policy regarding maintenance work over moving traffic. However, MnDOT's normal practice is not to allow any overhead work by department personnel with … [Read more...] about Changing light bulbs on overhead signs
The first alternative Minnesota DOT would explore when projects require center lane closure would be to completely close the roadway over the weekend(s) or other non-peak times when a total closure … [Read more...] about Center lane closure
Information provided below is from an email survey conducted in 2009 _____________ MnDOT has a Qualified Products List (QPL) for temporary crash attenuators at: … [Read more...] about Crash attenuators in work zones
In general, temporary traffic controls are removed against the flow of traffic in Minnesota. However, the state does routinely remove short-term maintenance lane closures using a mobile operation. For … [Read more...] about Removing temporary traffic control devices with the flow of traffic vs. backing the work vehicle behind to remove the devices