MnDOT begins startup as state government shutdown ends
The Minnesota Department of Transportation is restarting its operations today, following a 20-day state government shutdown. MnDOT officials advise that the process may take some time.
"The first step is to get all of our people back to work," said MnDOT Commissioner Tom Sorel. "They are the most important resource that we have. We can't fulfill our obligations without them."
MnDOT employees began returning to work at 7 a.m.
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