Friday, February 22, 2013
The Minnesota State Patrol has identified the victim of Friday morning's fatal crash as Taya N. Clifford, of Eagan.
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter | Blog for us A 24-year-old Eagan woman was killed and another person injured in a fatal, two-car collision that took place just before 8 a.m. on Friday morning, Minnesota State Patrol investigators say. Taya N. Clifford, of Eagan, was driving a 2007 Mazda passenger car on Hwy. 13 in Eagan when her vehicle was struck by a Dodge Caravan driven by 53-year-old Michael A. Klasen of St. Paul, according to the state patrol. The Pioneer Press reports that Clifford lost control of her vehicle, which spun into oncoming traffic and was broadsided by Klasen's van. Police say Klasen was transported to Regions Hospital with minor injuries. The accident took place …
Friday, August 31, 2012
Speeds have also been reduced in the construction zone.
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter Editor's Note: The following is a press release from the Minnesota Department of Transportation. You may want to plan for some detours overnight next week as the ramps at Hwy. 77 and Hwy. 13 will close. Beginning 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4 southbound Hwy. 77 will have the right lane closed between the Minnesota River Bridge and 13. Along with this lane closure the ramp to westbound Hwy. 13 will also close for paving. On Wednesday night, the eastbound 13 ramp to southbound 77 will close at 7 p.m. Make sure to follow the signed detour using County Road 30/Diffley Road. The lane and ramps will open by 11 a.m. each day Sept. 5-6. For the holiday weekend- …
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Both the northbound and southbound lanes will be affected, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
Editor's Note: The following is a press release from the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Motorists may experience delays as Hwy. 13 between Cliff Road and Yankee Doodle Road is reduced to a single lane Friday, July 27. At 6 p.m. southbound Hwy. 13 lanes will be closed and shifted to a single lane traveling on the northbound lanes. In addition northbound Hwy. 13 also will be reduced to a single lane. Intersections from the north also will be closed and detoured as well as ramps from Cedar Avenue to southbound Hwy. 13. All lanes are scheduled to reopen by 5 a.m. Monday, July 30. The work is part of the 12-mile-long Hwy. 13 Better Roads project. When complete, the project will result in a smoother ride, improved drainage and upgraded…
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Drivers should avoid Highway 13, which will be under heavy construction from June 29 to July 2.
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter • Northbound lanes on Highway 13 from I-35W to Cliff Road will be closed off starting Friday, June 29, at 8 p.m. through Monday, July 2, at 5 a.m. I-35W and Cliff Road will be the posted detour routes. • The Minnesota Department of Transportation will also close both directions of Highway 13 between 126th Street and Highway 101 (the stretch from Savage to Shakopee). The road will be inaccessable from 10 p.m. Friday, June 29, to 5 a.m. Monday, July 2. The signed detour will be via Highways 42 and 18/21
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
State officials are spending $11.4 million to rehabilitate a long stretch of Hwy. 13 this year.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation has closed Hwy. 13 in Eagan between Pilot Knob Road and Yankee Doodle Road through June 22. The closure is part of a larger resurfacing project stretching from Burnsville to West St. Paul. State officials will spend $11.4 million to rehabilitate a long stretch of Hwy. 13, with an anticipated completion date of Aug. 31. Once completed, Highway 13 will boast a smoother, longer-lasting asphalt surface, new pedestrian crossings that are handicapped-accessible, new curb and gutter and better drainage. MnDOT officials have set a detour route that follows Yankee Doodle and Pilot Knob Roads. See the map attached to this article for more details.
Friday, March 16, 2012
Work is set to begin on May 7 and run into August.
Half of Highway 13 will be under construction this summer. The Minnesota Department of Transportation plans to resurface and repair the heavily trafficked road from Interstate 35W to West St. Paul. Once completed, Highway 13 will boast a smoother, longer-lasting asphalt surface, new pedestrian crossings that are handicapped-accessible, new curb and gutter, and better drainage. The project is expected to cost $11.4 million in state and federal funds. MnDOT officials say the construction itself will be scheduled to avoid traffic snarls and backups as much as possible, and that much of the work will be concentrated over nights and weekends. They hope that closures will be kept to a minimum. The road will be at least partially accessible at …
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Hwy. 13 from Burnsville to West St. Paul will be resurfaced in 2012, according to a report in the Star Tribune.
State officials will spend $11.4 million to rehabilitate a long stretch of Hwy. 13 in Dakota County this year. The Minnesota Department of Transportation plans to repave 13 miles of the highway, stretching from Burnsville to West St. Paul, according to a report in the Star Tribune. The condition of the road is poor, according to state and local officials. The project is schedule to begin in May and must be completed no later than Aug. 31, according to the Star Tribune. All three communities along the route—Burnsville, Eagan and Mendota Heights—are working with MnDOT to mitigate the disruption to residents and businesses along the stretch. To read the full article, click here.