Tag: Highway Department

Crow Wing County Highway Maintenance for this week

County maintenance crews will perform spray patching operations on County Road 144, in Long Lake Township throughout the week. County maintenance crews will perform ATV and storm washout repairs on various county roads, throughout the week. Maintenance crews may be working in the drive lane and on the shoulders simultaneously, creating the need to close…
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August 8, 2022 0

Norman County Commission Accepts Bond for Highway Department Building

Ada, MN — The Norman County Board of Commissioners awarded the bond for their new Highway Department building at their meeting on Thursday, March 17th. The bond rate that was approved was 3.0559%, which was slightly higher than the original estimates but still low enough for the county to officially move forward with a new…
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March 18, 2022 0

Contingent on Bond Rate, Norman County Board of Commissioners Accepts Bids for Highway Department Building

Ada, MN — The proposed new Norman County Highway Department only has one more hurdle before becoming a reality. At their meeting last week, the Norman County Board of Commissioners accepted a bid from Bradbury Stamm Construction of $9.875 million and approved a resolution to pay for a portion of the building using a half…
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March 15, 2022 0

Mahnomen County Highway Engineer Previews Summer Construction Projects

Mahnomen, MN — Signs of spring are on the horizon but shortly after that we enter Minnesota’s 5th season, Road Construction Season! Earlier this week on the KRJB Kaleidoscope Program, Mahnomen County Highway Engineer Jon Large previewed some of the road projects that they plan on undertaking in Mahnomen County this summer. Large is a…
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March 11, 2022 0

Mahnomen County Highway Engineer Talks Snow & Ice Control

Mahnomen, MN — Mahnomen County Highway Engineer Jon Large joined the KRJB Kaleidoscope Program this week to provide more information to the public about the county road system and the people who maintain it. One of the items he discussed was snow and ice control, which has been a challenge this year for their relatively…
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March 8, 2022 0

Norman County Commission Opens Bids for New Highway Department Building

Ada, MN — The bids are in for the proposed new Norman County Highway Department building, and while they are higher than originally estimated, they weren’t as high as they expected. The Norman County Board of Commissioners opened bids last week and formally discussed them on Thursday. The lowest bid of the eight bids they…
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February 18, 2022 0

Norman County Awaits Bids & Bond Rating to Move Forward with New Highway Department Building

Ada, MN — The proposed new Norman County Highway Department building is another step closer to becoming a reality, however there are still factors at play that can derail the project. The Norman County Board of Commissioners held a public hearing for the roughly $9.6 million building bond, and as there was no public comment,…
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January 13, 2022 0

Norman County Holding Public Informational Meetings for Proposed New Highway Department Building

Ada, MN — The Norman County Board of Commissions will be hosting a series of public informational meetings, including one today at the Ada Event Center, in regards to their proposal to build a new $8.2 million Highway Department building. This project has been in the planning stages for the last couple years. Norman County…
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November 9, 2021 0

Highway 53 Project International Falls

The Highway 53 project in International Falls is wrapping up for this construction season, with just minor work to be continued into next spring. I was able to speak with a couple of area businesses right on Highway 53 for their thoughts on the re-opening of that section of the project. Over at Sportsman Service,…
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October 28, 2021 0

Norman County Commission News & Notes

Ada, MN — The Norman County Board of Commissioners has laid out the framework for moving forward with a proposal to build a new Highway Department building. The commission has been back and forth for several months with Highway Department Engineer Keith Berndt with his pitch to replace their current building, which not only is…
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October 27, 2021 0