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Transportation Leaders and Elected Officials Speak at Coalition Groundbreaking Ceremony Transportation leaders and elected officials gathered at the Albertville Premium Outlets on Friday, October 12 to celebrate receiving $56 million from the Corridors of Commerce Program to complete the lane capacity expansion from St. Michael to Albertville. MnDOT Commissioner Charles Zelle had exciting news that[…]

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During the last hour of the 2018 Legislative Session, Governor Dayton signed a $825 million public works construction bonding bill. Included in this bill was nearly $500 million for roads and bridges. The Brockton Interchange, one of the Coalition’s priority projects, was included in the bonding bill and will receive $13,500,000 for construction. The completion[…]

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Coalition Members Visited the Capitol to Discuss Transportation in 2018 Coalition members spoke with elected officials regarding transportation during the 2018 legislative session. Attendees were able to hear elected officials insights surrounding transportation, along with the opportunity to share the coalition’s ideas, concerns, and legislative priorities. Specifically, members discussed the Corridors of Commerce program. The[…]

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On March 28, supporters of the I-94 Coalition testified before the Minnesota Senate Transportation Finance and Policy Committee to voice the coalition’s support for Senate File 3837, a constitutional amendment that would allocate state general sales tax revenue related to motor vehicle repair and replacement parts exclusively to fund roads. Senator Scott Newman, Chair of the[…]

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The 2018 Legislative Session is off to an exciting start for the I94 West Corridor Coalition! On March 1, House File 3174 was introduced, read, and referred to the Transportation Finance Committee. The bill, authored by Representative Knoblach, Representative Theis, and Representative O’Neill, proposes that a feasibility study for expanding or reconstructing I-94 from St. Michael to[…]

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Transportation leaders and elected officials gathered in Rogers on Friday, February 16 for a legislative preview breakfast hosted by the I-94 West Corridor Coalition. State senators and representatives spoke to coalition supporters about transportation funding basics and priorities that will be focused on during the 2018 Legislative Session. The impressive panel of speakers included (Left[…]

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