Blue Earth County Department of Transportation

Find Blue Earth County Minnesota departments of transportation, highways, roads, and bridge departments. Departments of transportation provide information on public transport, including roads, highways, bridges, traffic conditions, closures, tolls and travel information.

Blue Earth County Highway Shop County Road 6 Lake Crystal MN 56055 507-726-2664

Minnesota Department of Transportation 2151 Bassett Drive Mankato MN 56001 507-304-6100

Minnesota Department of Transportation 501 South Victory Drive Mankato MN 56001 507-389-6351

About Blue Earth County Departments of Transportation

Blue Earth County Departments of Transportation are branches of Minnesota State, Blue Earth County, or Federal government whose mission is to plan for and develop a fast, efficient, accessible, and convenient transportation system and infrastructure that effectively serves the citizenry and promotes economic vitality in Blue Earth County, MN.

You may contact the Department of Transportation for questions about:
  • Blue Earth County DOT compliance training
  • DOT number lookups
  • Road, interstate and highway traffic and closures
  • Road toll and travel information
  • Blue Earth County Transportation Dept jobs and employment
Blue Earth County Department of Transportation

Blue Earth County Transportation Departments are responsible for maintaining and improving transportation infrastructure, including state roads and highways, bridges, airports, ports and waterways, public transit systems, and railways in Blue Earth County. Infrastructure maintenance often involves emergency response to accidents, disasters, and inclement weather such as winter storms. Blue Earth County DOT Offices manages the allocation of Federal and Minnesota State funding for Blue Earth County transportation capital improvements and the use of any Minnesota funding sources dedicated for transportation purposes, such as toll proceeds and fuel taxes.

US Department of Transportation

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) is a cabinet-level department headed by the Secretary of Transportation. The department is comprised of eleven offices and administrations primarily organized around modes of transportation. Much of what USDOT does is regulatory in nature. For example, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration develops regulations for motor vehicle safety and for fuel efficiency standards in Blue Earth County. The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration regulates the nation's pipeline infrastructure and shipments of hazardous material by land, sea, and air.

Blue Earth County Transportation Projects

The USDOT is a major source of funding for transportation capital projects, especially transit and highway projects in Blue Earth County, MN. The Surface Transportation Program provides Minnesota State and local Blue Earth County governments approximately $10 billion annually in flexible funding for a wide range of improvements, as well as capital planning purposes.