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Aug. 19, 2015

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Commissioner Zelle named new chairman of MAASTO

Photo of Charlie Zelle.

Commissioner Charlie Zelle took over as the new chairman of the Mid-America Association of State Transportation Officials during MAASTO’s annual convention Aug. 10-13 in Overland Park, Kan. Continued

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Cleanup on I-94: How MnDOT handles semitrailer rollovers

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It takes a lot to close a highway in Minnesota. When it’s not a huge storm closing the interstate, one can count on it being a rolled-over 18-wheeler, blocking lanes and sometimes spilling its contents. Continued

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Business
State Fair offers many opportunities to engage visitors about transportation

Photo of Paul Woodward walking in State Fair parade.

The annual 12 days of fun, Aug. 27 through Labor Day, is almost here again. Bus ads for the 2015 Great Minnesota Get Together announce that if you are a Minnesotan, it’s mandatory to attend the State Fair. Continued

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Voices

Americans with Disabilities Act marks 25th anniversary – Have we done all we can?

Photo of Todd Grugel.

A common sentiment I hear from individuals with disabilities is “I want to do it myself.” Physical disabilities and barriers can take away a person’s independence and reduce their quality of life. Continued