Walker to head new MN Office of Research & Innovation

July 26th, 2019

Katie Walker, formerly of Hennepin County, has been named director of the new Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) Office of Research & Innovation (formerly the Research Services & Library section), a role in which Walker will lean on her experience leading organizational change at Hennepin County, Minn. During her 20-year tenure with Hennepin County, Walker held […]

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Minnesota plans $1 billion in 2017 infrastructure projects

May 26th, 2017

Minnesota transportation commissioner Charlie Zelle announced $1 billion in state road and bridge projects this year. According to the Zelle, the 211 projects, many of which are already underway, will help keep the state’s roads and bridges in good working condition, improve safety for motorists, and support thousands of construction jobs across the state. “The […]

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