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STREETS AND ROADS

See also ROAD TAXES; TRAFFIC REGULATIONS

Access roads, soccer field development, matching contributions, Minn. Statutes 2006 240A.13

Airports and landing fields, Minn. Statutes 2006 360.032, 2006 360.036, 2006 360.038

All-terrain vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2006 84.9256, 2006 84.928

Alleys, see ALLEYS

Alteration, establishment, or vacation

County highways reverting to streets and roads, Minn. Statutes 2006 163.11, 2006 471.99

Damages, Minn. Statutes 2006 161.16, 2006 163.11

Effect, municipalities, duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.29

Existing roads, trunk highways taking place of, orders, Minn. Statutes 2006 161.16

Former trunk highways, Minn. Statutes 2006 161.16

Lawsuits, attorney general, duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 161.16

Natural Resources Department duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 164.07, 2006 412.851, 2006 505.14

Plats, Minn. Statutes 2006 505.14

Registered land, Minn. Statutes 2006 508.73, 2006 508A.73

Temporary trunk highways, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.14, 2006 161.16

Vacated streets and roads, conveyance of land abutting, Minn. Statutes 2006 507.17

Barricades, road authorities, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.16

Bicycle lanes, paths, ways and routes, see BICYCLE WAYS

Bids, generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.17

Bridges (structures)

Cartway easements, Minn. Statutes 2006 435.37

City bridges, see CITY BRIDGES

Generally, see BRIDGES (STRUCTURES)

Minimum-maintenance roads, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.095

Railroad bridges, see Bridges (structures) under RAILROADS

Road authorities, duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.095, 2006 160.83

Rustic roads, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.83

Buildings, moving over, see BUILDING MOVERS

Cables, displacing or moving

Costs, payment by building movers, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.26

Capital expenditures, funding, Minn. Statutes 2006 174.50

Cartways, see CARTWAYS

Causeways, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.84

Cemeteries, see Streets and roads under CEMETERIES

Cities, see Streets and roads under CITIES

Closing, wildfires, orders, Minn. Statutes 2006 88.22

Complaints

Impassable city streets and roads outside urban districts, county boards, duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 163.161

Construction and reconstruction

Contractors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.16

Contracts, see Construction contracts under this topic

Costs, Minn. Statutes 2006 161.08, 2006 162.06

County highway engineers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.17

Federal aid, Minn. Statutes 2006 161.36, 2006 161.365

Frontage roads, Minn. Statutes 2006 161.38

Funding, public indebtedness, Minn. Statutes 2006 475.58

High experience rating industries, unemployment insurance, Minn. Statutes 2006 268.051

Materials, see Construction materials under this topic

Peatland scientific and natural areas, Minn. Statutes 2006 84.035

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2006 161.10

Road authorities, duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 161.39

Section or quarter section corners, markings or monuments, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.15, 2006 389.03

Temporary roads, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.12, 2006 161.25

Construction contracts

Frontage roads, effect of other law, Minn. Statutes 2006 161.38

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.17

Hennepin County, design-build contracts, guidelines, Minn. Statutes 2006 383B.158 to 2006 383B.1586

Maintenance, improvement, repair, or restoration, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.16

Minimum wage requirements, Minn. Statutes 2006 161.365

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.16

Transportation Department employees, conflict of interest, Minn. Statutes 2006 161.33

Construction materials

Railroad charges and rates, schedules, Minn. Statutes 2006 218.025

Road authorities, duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.11

Sales and use taxes, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2006 297A.68

Surplus government materials, costs, payment, Minn. Statutes 2006 161.37

Waste tire lightweight fill, Minn. Statutes 2006 115A.912

Controlled access highways, see under HIGHWAYS

Corners, section or quarter section corners, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.15, 2006 389.03

Corridors of disturbance

Peatland scientific and natural areas, Minn. Statutes 2006 84.035

County highways, see HIGHWAYS

County parks, see PARK ROADS

County state-aid highways, see COUNTY STATE-AID HIGHWAYS

Crosswalks, see PEDESTRIAN CROSSINGS

Dakota County, Minn. Statutes 2006 383D.17, 2006 383D.65

Damages

County highways reverting to streets and roads, Minn. Statutes 2006 163.11

Former trunk highways, vacation or alteration, Minn. Statutes 2006 161.16

Dedication

Cartways, streets and roads deemed as, Minn. Statutes 2006 164.11

Roads on and parallel to railroad rights-of-way, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.05

Time, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.05

Definitions

All-terrain vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2006 84.92

Drivers' licenses, Minn. Statutes 2006 171.01

Local roads, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.292

Motor carriers, pipeline carriers, Minn. Statutes 2006 221.011

Motor vehicle registration, taxation, sale, Minn. Statutes 2006 168.011

Peatland Protection Act, Minn. Statutes 2006 84.035

Peatland scientific and natural areas, Minn. Statutes 2006 84.035

Road law, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.02, 2006 160.12

Rustic roads, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.83

Snowmobiles, natural resources law, Minn. Statutes 2006 84.81

Special assessments, Minn. Statutes 2006 429.011

Traffic regulations, Minn. Statutes 2006 169.01

Designation, generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.01

Detours

Signs, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.16, 2006 160.27

Temporary roads, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.12, 2006 161.25

Disabled persons, Minn. Statutes 2006 256C.02

Ditches, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.201

Drainage, see under HIGHWAYS

Duluth, county funds expended on, Minn. Statutes 2006 383C.36

Dust, lead (mineral), standards, rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2006 144.9508

Easements

Alleys, vacating of public ways, effect, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.29

Cartways, establishment and conditions for, Minn. Statutes 2006 435.37

Flowage easements, Minn. Statutes 2006 103G.565

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.04

Highways taken over for trunk highways, prior easements vested in state, Minn. Statutes 2006 161.18

Natural Resources Department, power to convey, Minn. Statutes 2006 84.63, 2006 84.631, 2006 92.685

Tax-forfeited lands, conveyance to governments, Minn. Statutes 2006 282.017

Electric personal assistive mobility devices, use on, Minn. Statutes 2006 169.212

Eminent domain

Easements, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.04

Minimum-maintenance roads, consent requirements, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.095

Rights-of-way, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.04

Establishment, see Alteration, establishment, or vacation under this topic

Evidence, minimum-maintenance roads, notice, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.095

Federal aid

Construction, enhancement, improvement, or maintenance, Minn. Statutes 2006 161.36

Construction contracts, minimum wage requirements, Minn. Statutes 2006 161.365

Fences

Railroads adjoining, Minn. Statutes 2006 219.34

Road authorities, duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.16

Fertilizers, apply to driveways, Minn. Statutes 2006 18C.61

Firebreaks, wildfire areas, Minn. Statutes 2006 88.05

First class cities, see Streets and roads under CITIES

Flowage easements, waterpowers, petition for, Minn. Statutes 2006 103G.565

Forest roads, see FOREST ROADS

Fourth class cities, see Streets and roads under CITIES

Frontage roads, Minn. Statutes 2006 161.38

Funding, sports facilities, matching funds, Minn. Statutes 2006 240A.12

Funding, town road signs, Minn. Statutes 2006 162.08

Grade

Establishment, statutes of limitations, Minn. Statutes 2006 541.07, 2006 541.072

Gravel road companies, conduits, poles and wires, defined as personal property, Minn. Statutes 2006 272.03

Gross weight designations, Minn. Statutes 2006 169.832

Guardrails, displacement or movement costs

Payment by building movers, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.26

Hedges, defined, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.02, 2006 160.22

Hennepin County, local road aid, Minn. Statutes 2006 383B.608

Highway work zones, Minn. Statutes 2006 169.14

Highways, see HIGHWAYS

Hitchhiking, generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 169.22

Home rule charter cities, see Streets and roads under CITIES

Hoyt Lakes, road repairs, Minn. Statutes 2006 298.2961

Improvement, see Maintenance, improvement, repair, or restoration under this topic

Inspection, local weed inspectors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 18.81

Intersections

Crossing, Minn. Statutes 2006 169.045

Motorcyclists, entering or crossing intersections against red lights, defenses, Minn. Statutes 2006 169.06

Pedestrian crossings, see PEDESTRIAN CROSSINGS

Reduced speed limits, Minn. Statutes 2006 169.14

Right of way, blind persons, Minn. Statutes 2006 169.202

Isolated property, access, Minn. Statutes 2006 161.24

Lane-direction-control signals, Minn. Statutes 2006 169.06

Lawsuits, former trunk highways

Vacation or alteration, damages, Minn. Statutes 2006 161.16

Lights and lighting

Contracts, first class cities, Minn. Statutes 2006 440.14

Energy efficiency standards, rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2006 216C.19

Indicators of nonconforming headlights, Minn. Statutes 2006 169.60

Littering, see LITTERING

Local roads, specific service signs, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.292 to 2006 160.296

Location

Change, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.09, 2006 161.39

Juvenile correctional facilities, roads through grounds, Minn. Statutes 2006 242.48

Streets laid through camp meeting association property, Minn. Statutes 2006 315.42

Streets laid through Sunday school assembly property, Minn. Statutes 2006 315.42

Logging roads

Claims arising from use, Minn. Statutes 2006 3.736, 2006 466.03

Tax-forfeited lands, Minn. Statutes 2006 282.04

Mailboxes located on, generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 169.072

Maintenance, improvement, repair, or restoration

Barricades, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.16

Contract requirements, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.16

Contractors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.16

Costs, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.07, 2006 162.06

Detour signs, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.16, 2006 160.27

Excavation, exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2006 216D.01

Hoyt Lakes, Minn. Statutes 2006 298.2961

Local improvements, alternate procedures, Minn. Statutes 2006 429.041

Minimum-maintenance roads, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.095

Mountain Iron, Minn. Statutes 2006 298.2961

Municipalities, special assessments, Minn. Statutes 2006 429.052

Outside limits of state construction projects, costs, payment, Minn. Statutes 2006 161.38

Pike River Road relocation, Minn. Statutes 2006 298.2961

Rustic roads, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.095

Section or quarter section corners, preserving, markers or monuments, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.15, 2006 389.03

Telecommunications companies, duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 237.16

Telephone companies, duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 237.16

Trunk highway construction, Minn. Statutes 2006 161.24, 2006 161.25

Unorganized townships, Minn. Statutes 2006 477A.14

Virginia, Minn. Statutes 2006 298.2961

Warning signs, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.16, 2006 160.27

Wetlands replacement, exception, Minn. Statutes 2006 103G.2241

Maps, county topographical land maps

Valuation of property, Minn. Statutes 2006 273.061

Marking

Pavements, Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 161.39

Section or quarter section corners, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.15, 2006 389.03

Signs, see same under this topic

Metropolitan area towns

Town roads, Minn. Statutes 2006 368.01

Mineral lands, roads, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.10

Minimum-maintenance roads

Bridges (structures), Minn. Statutes 2006 160.095

Designation, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.095

Easements, see same under this topic

Eminent domain, consent requirements, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.095

Forest roads, Minn. Statutes 2006 89.71

Liability, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.095

Maintenance, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.095

Signs, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.095, 2006 169.06

Mountain Iron, road repairs, Minn. Statutes 2006 298.2961

Municipal parks, see MUNICIPAL PARKS

Municipal state-aid street fund, see MUNICIPAL STATE-AID STREET FUND

Municipal state-aid streets, see MUNICIPAL STATE-AID STREETS

New streets and roads

Land use actions, notice, Minn. Statutes 2006 471.99

One-way highways, see under HIGHWAYS

One-way streets and roads

Disabled vehicles, warning signals, Minn. Statutes 2006 169.75

One-way traffic, Minn. Statutes 2006 169.18

Parking, ordinances, Minn. Statutes 2006 169.35

Rotary traffic islands, Minn. Statutes 2006 169.18

Orders

Closing, wildfire areas, Minn. Statutes 2006 88.22

Temporary roads around construction, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.12

Outdoor advertising, see OUTDOOR ADVERTISING

Park roads, see PARK ROADS

Parking on, bicycles, Minn. Statutes 2006 169.222

Parkways, see PARKWAYS

Pavements, marking

Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 161.39

Pedestrian malls, Minn. Statutes 2006 429.021, 2006 430.01 to 2006 430.11

Pests, integrated management techniques

Duties of state, Minn. Statutes 2006 18B.063

Plank road companies, conduits, poles and wires, defined as personal property, Minn. Statutes 2006 272.03

Planning, major streets, county boards, duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 505.10

Plats, Minn. Statutes 2006 505.1792

Poles and wires, displacement or moving costs

Payment by building movers, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.26

Private roads, see PRIVATE ROADS

Public highways, streets and roads defined as, Minn. Statutes 2006 221.011

Public roads, metropolitan agricultural preserves

Deemed no benefit to agricultural preserves, Minn. Statutes 2006 473H.11

Public ways, streets and roads defined as, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.29

Railroad crossings, see RAILROAD CROSSINGS

Railroad traffic signs and signals, see RAILROAD TRAFFIC SIGNS AND SIGNALS

Railroads, see Rights-of-way under RAILROADS

Ramsey County

Improvements, powers and duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 383A.16

Reconstruction, see Construction and reconstruction under this topic

Recreational manufactured home parks

Clearance and access requirements, Minn. Statutes 2006 327.20

Repairs, see Maintenance, improvement, repair, or restoration under this topic

Reports about, construction and improvement

Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 161.10

Residential roadways, Minn. Statutes 2006 169.01

Reversion or conveyance, see under TRUNK HIGHWAYS

Rights-of-way

Acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.04

Billboards in, approval, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.27

Bus or streetcar shelters or benches, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.27

Customs inspection facilities, permit requirement, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.27

Debris, clearing, Minn. Statutes 2006 88.05

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2006 84.92

Driveway headwalls in or on, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.2715

Integrated pest management techniques, duties of state, Minn. Statutes 2006 18B.063

Outdoor telephone booths, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.27

Planting, pest management, duties of state, Minn. Statutes 2006 18B.063

Public roads, Minn. Statutes 2006 84.787, 2006 84.92

Railroads, see Rights-of-way under RAILROADS

Recreational vehicles, operation on, torts, municipalities, limitations, Minn. Statutes 2006 466.03

Rustic roads, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.83

Violations, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.2715

Road authorities

Cities, see CITY COUNCILS

Counties, see Road authorities under COUNTIES

Town roads, see TOWN BOARDS OF SUPERVISORS

Trunk highways, see TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT

Road building materials, see Construction materials under this topic

Road construction machinery and equipment, see under HEAVY EQUIPMENT

Road districts

County boundary changes, effect on, Minn. Statutes 2006 370.17, 2006 370.19

Unorganized territories, Minn. Statutes 2006 375.23

Roads on line between towns and adjoining cities, see under TOWN ROADS

Rotary traffic islands, one-way traffic, Minn. Statutes 2006 169.18

Rustic roads, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.83

Safety zones, Minn. Statutes 2006 169.25, 2006 169.34, 2006 169.444

Saint Louis County, see Streets and roads under SAINT LOUIS COUNTY

Section or quarter section corners, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.15, 2006 389.03

Shoulders

Designated school bus stops, Minn. Statutes 2006 169.443

Electric-assisted bicycles, operation on, Minn. Statutes 2006 169.223

Signs

Detours, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.16, 2006 160.27, 2006 160.2715

Minimum-maintenance roads, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.095, 2006 169.06

Motor vehicle dealers, lessors, brokers, or wholesalers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 168.27

Specific service signs, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.292 to 2006 160.296

Street signs, St. Louis County, Minn. Statutes 2006 383C.232

Traffic control devices, see TRAFFIC SIGNS AND SIGNALS

Warning signs, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.16, 2006 160.27, 2006 160.2715

Snowmobiles, restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2006 84.87

Special laws regarding, Minn. Const. art 12 s 1

Speed limits, see SPEED LIMITS

Sports facilities

Matching contributions, local governments, Minn. Statutes 2006 240A.12

Standards, dust, lead (mineral), rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2006 144.9508

Standing in, Minn. Statutes 2006 169.22

State-aid highways, see STATE AID HIGHWAYS

State-aid roads

Inclusion in county state-aid highway system, Minn. Statutes 2006 162.02

Statutory cities, see Streets and roads under CITIES

Street and road companies

Gravel road companies, personal property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2006 272.03

Personal property taxes, listing, assessment, Minn. Statutes 2006 273.43

Plank road companies, personal property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2006 272.03

Street-sweeping vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2006 168.011

Streets and roads terminating at or abutting on public waters

Existing roads, trunk highways taking place of, orders, Minn. Statutes 2006 161.16

Temporary roads

Detours or haul roads, Minn. Statutes 2006 161.25

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.12

Third class cities, see Streets and roads under CITIES

Toll facilities, see TOLL FACILITIES

Town roads, see TOWN ROADS

Traffic accidents, see TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS

Traffic control devices, see TRAFFIC SIGNS AND SIGNALS

Trails, see TRAILS

Transient workers, compensation and salaries

Discharged employees, Minn. Statutes 2006 181.11

Frequency of payment, Minn. Statutes 2006 181.10

Trunk highways, see TRUNK HIGHWAYS

Unorganized territories

Assessment and road districts, Minn. Statutes 2006 375.23

Unorganized townships, maintenance, funds for, Minn. Statutes 2006 477A.14

Use

Cable communication systems, pole, duct and conduit agreements, terms, Minn. Statutes 2006 238.39

Interference with, unlawful, Minn. Statutes 2006 179.13

Off-highway motorcycles, Minn. Statutes 2006 84.795

Off-road vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2006 84.804

Snowmobiles, Minn. Statutes 2006 84.87

Vacation, see Alteration, establishment, or vacation under this topic

Vehicles on, oversize vehicles, permits, Minn. Statutes 2006 169.86

Violations and penalties

Interference with use, unfair labor practice, Minn. Statutes 2006 179.13

Motor vehicles, stopping, standing, or parking, Minn. Statutes 2006 169.34

Virginia, street extension, Minn. Statutes 2006 298.2961

Voting precincts, boundaries, Minn. Statutes 2006 204B.14

Warning signs, see Signs under this topic

Watershed districts, permits, public transportation projects, work on existing roads, Minn. Statutes 2006 103D.345

Wetlands

Access from roads by local government, Minn. Statutes 2006 103G.235

Width, Minn. Statutes 2006 160.04

Wildfire areas, Minn. Statutes 2006 88.05, 2006 88.22

Winter roads, Minn. Statutes 2006 84.035