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MnDOT announces 2011 state construction program


The Minnesota Department of TransportationHAS announced a nearly $900 million transportation construction program for 2011 that will increase safety, improve mobility, expand capacity and preserve infrastructure statewide. 

Projects in central Minnesota include:

• Constructing four lanes on Highway 23 east of St. Cloud to Foley.

• Resurfacing Highway 10 from east of Little Falls to Randall.

• Resurfacing Highway 371 from Baxter to Nisswa.

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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