Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Project selection

Increasing the transparency of how we select highway construction projects

Types of projects

Asset management

The rehabilitation and replacement of pavement, bridges and other infrastructure. The majority of MnDOT highway construction projects are pavement and bridge projects.

Targeted safety improvements

Improvements to reduce the number of crashes and people injured or killed on Minnesota state highways

Mobility and capacity expansion

Improvements to traffic flow, congestion relief and travel time reliability, the movement of freight or that create new connections for active transportation users.

Specialty programs

MnDOT manages a variety of special programs with specific objectives. The programs either are established in state or federal statutes, have a limited specialized purpose and/or use a competitive application process to select projects.