Minnesota’s Work Zone Speed Limit Statute, M.S. 169.14, subdivision 5d, was revised during the past legislative session.  The new language takes effect on August 1, 2014.  Following is a link to the new language.

New Work Zone Speed Limit Statute (M.S. 169.14, subdivision 5d)

2013 Minnesota County Engineer of the Year

The 2013 Minnesota County Engineer of the Year Award was presented to Freeborn County Engineer Sue Miller by Faribault County Engineer John McDonald.


Friend of Minnesota Counties Award

Friend of Minnesota Counties Awards were presented to Kandiyohi Commissioner Harlan Madsen and MnDOT State Aid Special Projects Engineer Rick Kjonaas.  Shown below is Otter Tail County Engineer Rick West presenting the award to Rick Kjonaas.


County Highway Safety Award

The County Highway Safety Award was presented to Nobles County.  Shown below is Chippewa/Lac qui Parle County Engineer Steve Kubista presenting the award to Nobles County Engineer Stephen Schnieder.


Special Project of the Year Award

The Special Project of the Year Award was presented to Dakota County for the CSAH 23(Cedar Avenue)/Metro Red Line Transitway Project.  Shown below (left to right) are Jim Barton, Joe Morneau, Mark Krebsbach, Kristi Sebastian, Kristine Elwood, Ross Beckwith, and Tom Anton, all from Dakota County.


County Project of the Year Award

The County Project of the Year Award was presented to St. Louis County for their CSAH 91 (Haines Road) project.  Shown below is Hubbard County Engineer Dave Olsonawski presenting the award to St. Louis County Engineer James Foldesi.


Cory Slagle, 2012 NACE program mgr of year Cory Slagle, 2012 NACE program mgr of year

Congratulations to Cory Slagle, Washington County Engineering and Construction Manager (left).  Cory was named the 2012 NACE Program/Project Manager of the Year.  Pictured with Cory is Lee Amundson, Lincoln County Engineer and member of NACE awards committee.  Congratulations Cory!

Al F & Dave R 2013Congratulations to Al Forsberg, Blue Earth County Engineer (right).  Al was named MCEA County Engineer of the Year at the Annual Conference.  Presenting the award was Dave Robley, Douglas County (left).  Congratulations Al!

3-12-12 UPDATE – President Rich Sanders and Past President John McDonald re-presented Al’s award at the Blue Earth County Board Meeting, see the TV clip link below photo.



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