The project will expand 12.5 miles of Hwy 14 from two lanes to four lanes between Dodge Center and Owatonna to complete a continuous four-lane road between Mankato and Rochester. The project is intended to improve the capacity, safety, travel times and access between Rochester and Owatonna, as well as the I-35 corridor. The expansion…

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The St. Croix River crossing in Stillwater, Minnesota is a highway bridge connecting downtown Stillwater to the Town of St. Joseph in St. Croix County, Wisconsin. The crossing consists of a 1,050 foot-long, 10-span, 2-lane bridge and a 750-foot earthen causeway extending from the Wisconsin shoreline. It is known as “The Lift Bridge,” because one…

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The Minnesota Department of Transportation and its partners Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway (BNSF), City of Willmar, Kandiyohi County and the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission will add a rail connection between two existing BNSF railway lines and modify surrounding roadways to better move freight through the city of Willmar. The…

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MnDOT in partnership with Dakota County, Hennepin County, City of Bloomington and the City of Burnsville are developing a project to replace the bridge and pavement on I-35W between Cliff Rd. and 106th St. This will raise I-35W out of the floodplain and improve pedestrian access across the river. PE Services, in partnership with MnDOT…

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The Red Wing Bridge was a cantilever bridge which carries U.S. Route 63 across the Mississippi River from Wisconsin to Red Wing, Minnesota. It is officially named the Eisenhower Bridge for Dwight D. Eisenhower, the 34th President of the United States, who opened the bridge in November 1960. MnDOT, in cooperation with WisDOT, the FHWA,…

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The TPI project, currently underway, involves the reconstruction of the interchange at the junction of I-35, Interstate 535, and the TH53 along with all adjacent roadways. Construction is committed to occur in three primary quadrants. Multiple bridge structures will be replaced and roadway improvements will create a better and safer fundamental link between the Duluth…

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MnDOT’s $120 million I-35E MnPASS Express Lanes marked a first-of-a-kind lane approach to having HOV lanes through an interchange commons area to keep traffic moving and increase safety for all motorists. Through the I-35E/I-694 interchange, the northbound MnPASS designation drops for approximately three miles. In the southbound direction, an existing general-purpose lane is converted to…

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After studying various strategies to reduce congestion on I-35W it was determined a MnPASS lane in each direction between Co. Rd. C in Roseville and Lexington Ave. (Co. Rd. 17) in Blaine would provide the best long-term congestion relief on the highway. MnPASS lanes are a solution for areas with high traffic volumes because they…

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PE Services has been a partner in each of the three LRT lines built in Minnesota. We worked on the design of the Hiawatha Light Rail project throughout the duration of the project, which was built as the first major publicly-funded design/build project in Minnesota. We provided five civil design team members through the entire project for…

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I-94 between Maple Grove and Clearwater is undergoing three years of improvements and upgrades along a 39-mile stretch of road. We are adding travel lanes, rebuilding bridges, constructing access lanes, improving drainage, adding an interchange, and resurfacing deteriorating pavement. When complete, motorists will experience improved safety, a smoother road surface, better commercial access for freight…

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