But placement of barriers, which cost up to $150,000 per mile to install, is based on traffic volume, the number of crashes and average speeds, said Bernie Arseneau, deputy commissioner and chief engineer for the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT). "This is a very low-volume section of 94," Arseneau said.
The victim was inside a Dodge pickup truck that crashed into a tractor trailer as it traveled south early Sunday, authorities determined Tuesday. The driver and another passenger in the pickup had not been identified early today.
VIDEO: Bottom of article Fog and brushfire smoke cleared enough today to reopen all lanes of a Florida interstate where 10 people died in a mass pileup that tossed wreckage across the asphalt and left rescuers to search for survivors in the dark by listening for their screams.
Amy Senser has claimed she didn't know she struck a Roseville, Minn., man on an Interstate 94 exit ramp in Minneapolis before she left the scene last August. Her attorney, Eric Nelson, says the recently-completed investigation revealed additional proof that Senser, wife of former Minnesota Vikings tight end Joe Senser, didn't know she struck Anousone Phanthavong.
A small plane headed for Georgia crashed today on one of the New York City area's busiest highways, spiraling out of control, losing a wing, hitting the wooded median strip and exploding. Five people, all on board, were killed.
2 workers die when car plows into Burnsvile construction zone Thursday Minnesota transportation officials are renewing their plea for drivers to stay alert in construction zones following a crash that killed two workers on Interstate 35 in Burnsville.
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