The major arteries often get all the attention in traffic reports, but many commuters never hit the highways and freeways. We've got three crashes working off the mainline roads at this hour.
- 11th Avenue and 2nd Street NE. in Minneapolis
- 7th Street and Bryant Ave. in Minneapolis
- 85th Avenue and Edinbrook Pkwy. in Brooklyn Park
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A new law that goes into effect Saturday will raise the fine for drivers who are caught texting for second time and subsequent offenses to $275 plus court fees.
A major pavement failure developed during the Wednesday morning rush hour at Hwy. 241 in St. Michael. The interstate reopened around 4:30 p.m.
Signs above the HOT lanes marked with a diamond displayed the word “open,” the term MnDOT uses to let drivers know the lanes are open to all drivers and can legally be used for free.
New bottlenecks developed on 7th Street in downtown Minneapolis Monday as work on sewer line began at the intersection of Nicollet Mall.
More people in the southern suburbs are riding the bus. The Minnesota Valley Transit Authority (MVTA) on Friday released numbers that show ridership is up 6 percent for the first six months of 2015 when compared with the same period last year.