June 24, 2015

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Bonding bill approved in special legislative session

Graphic of Hwy 53 relocation project.

After the Minnesota State Legislature finished its work with a two-day special legislative session, Gov. Mark Dayton signed several bills into law June 12, including a bonding bill. The bill passed 96-25 in the House and 48-18 in the Senate. Continued

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What’s new on the web

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Road Research, including MnROAD, the state’s cold weather road research facility, has redesigned its website using the latest mobile friendly web templates that meet accessibility requirements. In addition to a fresh look, the site is easier to navigate and features online tools to view long-term performance on the MnROAD test cells. Continued

Donated vacation hours sought for four MnDOT employees

Photo of Gene Matthes and John Gaither.

Gene Matthes, District 6 transportation generalist; John Gaither, District 3 transportation generalist; Thomas Brown, District 2 transportation generalist; and Dave Schwarting, District 3 principal engineer, are eligible for the state vacation donation program. The benefit allows employees to donate up to 40 hours of vacation per fiscal year for approved recipients who have exhausted their sick and vacation leave due to injury or illness. Continued

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