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February 7, 2019
Mike Bittner from KLJ, a consulting firm hired by MnDOT, discusses options for Highway 29 North with those attending an open house Wednesday night. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
At issue: How to fix Hwy. 29
February 7, 2019 - 7:30am
February 23, 2018
Steve Johansen, Douglas County Public Works maintenance superintendent, shows where the salt/sand mixture comes out of the back of a snowplow. In a typical year, the county uses around 1,000 tons of the salt/sand mixture. So far this winter season, the county hasn't even used half that amount. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Easy on the salt: Douglas County seeks ways to prevent runoff into lakes but keep roads safe
February 23, 2018 - 12:11pm
January 2, 2018
Lane closure on Highway 28 in Glenwood begins
January 2, 2018 - 11:18am
April 18, 2017
Construction on a new roundabout at the intersection of County Roads 23 and 46, also known as Hazel Hill Road and South McKay Avenue, is set to begin this summer. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Roundabout between high school, Woodland moves forward
April 18, 2017 - 4:54pm
November 21, 2016
Cars make their way over ice build-up on the road at the intersection of 22nd Avenue and South Broadway in Alexandria Monday. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Icy ruts from blizzard linger
November 21, 2016 - 4:20pm
August 17, 2016
State road fatalities reach 200
August 17, 2016 - 12:00am
May 25, 2016
Bridge work on Highway 29 on schedule
May 25, 2016 - 12:00am
April 29, 2016
Here's a section of Scenic Heights Road that leads to McKay Avenue in Alexandria. Some drivers use the road to get to Discovery Middle School and Voyager Elementary School. (Photo by Al Edenloff, Echo Press)
YOU ASKED: Will sidewalks be built on Scenic Heights Road?
April 29, 2016 - 12:00am
LETTER: Find compromise on paying for safe roads and bridges
April 29, 2016 - 12:00am
April 20, 2016
Construction is well under way on the Interstate 94/Highway 29 project in Alexandria.  (Photo by Lowell Anderson, Echo Press)
Get ready for orange cones
April 20, 2016 - 8:50am
January 6, 2016
COMMENTARY: We all want good roads
January 6, 2016 - 12:00am
December 30, 2015
LETTER: Faster speed on cow path
December 30, 2015 - 12:00am
December 20, 2015
This image shows the online wikimap tool available for the public to tag their travel origins and destinations. The interactive tool is online at
State wants your ideas on transportation
December 20, 2015 - 8:00am
December 2, 2015
For small cities, road aid is little help
December 2, 2015 - 12:00am
October 16, 2015
A portion of County State Aid Highway 4 and a portion of County Road 94 that run through the heart of Holmes City are currently being reconstructed. The project is expected to be complete by the end of October. (Photo by Tara Bitzan, Echo Press.)
Road reconstruction under way in Holmes City
October 16, 2015 - 12:00am