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CSAH 41 (200th Ave.) in Martin County
CSAH 12 in the City of Buffalo

To support the state's system of streets, roads and bridges, MnDOT distributes funds for highway maintenance and construction to counties, cities and townships based on a formula determined by the Legislature.

SALT works closely with local levels of government to ensure the state maintains a safe, effective and coordinated highway network.

In addition to funding support, staff from SALT provides technical assistance in highway and bridge design, construction and maintenance, authorizes grants for bridge construction, coordinates local federally funded projects and provides overall management of the state aid system.

SALT links MnDOT with city and county engineers to transfer technical expertise and determine ways to improve the state's highway system.

What's New

  • MnDOT will be hosting three virtual meetings for information about the upcoming HSIP solicitation. Please see date/times on the Events & Workshops webpage - July 29, 2021
  • The July E-Scene newsletter has been posted - July 6, 2021
  • The 2020 LRIP solicitation project selection results are in and can be found on the LRIP webpage - June 2, 2021