As Minneapolis repairs more roads, it collects millions from property owners

Apr 27, 2014 Read more: Star Tribune

Cars driving on E. Minnehaha Parkway along Lake Nokomis tried to dodge potholes in the roadway Tuesday, April 23, 2013, in Minneapolis, MN.] On a stretch of West River Parkway, southbound drivers have been known to shift into the oncoming lane to avoid the plethora of potholes.

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Tinley Park, IL

#1 Apr 28, 2014
Who do you think pays for this stuff!
vegas baby

Minneapolis, MN

#2 Apr 28, 2014
goose wrote:
Who do you think pays for this stuff!
the same losers that rip the roads up in the winter, cause traffic issues in the summer.

great job security.
pot holes

Minneapolis, MN

#3 Apr 29, 2014
vegas baby wrote:
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the same losers that rip the roads up in the winter, cause traffic issues in the summer.
great job security.
this team of mn dot has destroyed the roads, let's just tax more and spend more on the cycle of waste.

Saint Paul, MN

#4 Apr 29, 2014
Used to be there was a Minnesota Highway Department, it took care of Highways. Nowadays we have MnDOT which installs bike trails, hikeing paths, fancy highways, sound barriers, LRT, Bus, North Star rail, and anything close to a highway. They waste so much taxdollars on anyting but highways the roads are junk!!

Meanwhile the nonhighway users like bikers pay NOTHING to build/maintain bike paths. LRT/bus/other rail pay nothing for the roads their users depend on for everything they depend on to live. It's time to reconstruct a Highway Department and dedicate all vehilce related taxes to Highways. NO MORE MVST to rail, NO MORE MnDOT resources used to nonpaying users of bike paths.

All the sicko SOBs in the Legislature who demand we walk, bike, or use unsafe mass transit can go to he11. You know who you are. Minnesota weather does not allow for bikes, walking etc. Minnesota you need an attached garage and remote start to support a tolerable commute on junk roads.

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