Roseau County Department of Transportation

Find Roseau 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.


Roseau Transportation Department Highway 102 2nd Street Southeast Roseau MN 56751 218-463-2821


About Roseau County Departments of Transportation

Roseau County Departments of Transportation are branches of Minnesota State, Roseau 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 Roseau County, MN.

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

Roseau 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 Roseau County. Infrastructure maintenance often involves emergency response to accidents, disasters, and inclement weather such as winter storms. Roseau County DOT Offices manages the allocation of Federal and Minnesota State funding for Roseau 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 Roseau County. The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration regulates the nation's pipeline infrastructure and shipments of hazardous material by land, sea, and air.

Roseau County Transportation Projects

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