We are enjoying a pretty nice start to October, which means a lot of walkers are sharing the roads with vehicles. However, days are getting shorter and doing those things in darker conditions can be extremely dangerous.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation has completed a five-year study of several two-lane Minnesota highways, and the result will be the raising of the speed limits to 60 mph on 340 miles of highways across the state.
On top of the winter-like weather expect through the Northland into Thursday afternoon, there is also a Flood Advisory for much of the area into Friday morning. With existing snow melting, St. Louis County had to close even more roads due to flooding.
Soon Highway 53 will need to be rerouted in Virginia due to a termination of easement rights, which will have a big impact on travelers. Don't miss this opportunity to see where the new route will be. The Minnesota Department of Transportation has invited the public to an open house see th…