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STREETS AND ROADS

See also ROAD TAXES; TRAFFIC REGULATIONS

"Blocking the box," prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2015 169.15

Access roads, soccer field development, matching contributions, Minn. Statutes 2015 240A.13

Airports and landing fields, Minn. Statutes 2015 360.032, 2015 360.036, 2015 360.038

All-terrain vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2015 84.9256, 2015 84.928

Alleys, see ALLEYS

Alteration, establishment, or vacation

County highways reverting to streets and roads, Minn. Statutes 2015 163.11, 2015 471.99

Damages, Minn. Statutes 2015 161.16, 2015 163.11

Effect, municipalities, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.29

Existing roads, trunk highways taking place of, orders, Minn. Statutes 2015 161.16

Former trunk highways, Minn. Statutes 2015 161.16

Lawsuits, attorney general, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 161.16

Natural Resources Department duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 164.07, 2015 412.851, 2015 505.14

Plats, Minn. Statutes 2015 505.14

Registered land, Minn. Statutes 2015 508.73, 2015 508A.73

Temporary trunk highways, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.14, 2015 161.16

Vacated streets and roads

Adding to description of lands abutting, Minn. Statutes 2015 508.73, 2015 508A.73, 2015 515B.1-1105

Conveyance of land abutting, Minn. Statutes 2015 507.17

Drainage facilities on, town roads, Minn. Statutes 2015 164.07

Poles and wires on, repairs, Minn. Statutes 2015 440.135

Barricades, road authorities, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.16

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

Bids, generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.17

Bridges (structures)

Cartway easements, Minn. Statutes 2015 435.37

City bridges, see CITY BRIDGES

Design professional services contracts, indemnification agreements, Minn. Statutes 2015 604.21

Generally, see BRIDGES (STRUCTURES)

Minimum-maintenance roads, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.095

Railroad bridges, see Bridges (structures) under RAILROADS

Road authorities, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.095, 2015 160.83

Rustic roads, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.83

Buildings, moving over, see BUILDING MOVERS

Cables, displacing or moving, costs, payment by building movers, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.26

Capital expenditures, funding, Minn. Statutes 2015 174.50

Cartways, see CARTWAYS

Causeways, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.84

Cemeteries, see Streets and roads under CEMETERIES

Cities, see Streets and roads under CITIES

Closing, wildfires, orders, Minn. Statutes 2015 88.22

Complaints, impassable city streets and roads outside urban districts, county boards, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 163.161

Complete streets, Minn. Statutes 2015 174.75

Construction and reconstruction

Complete streets, Minn. Statutes 2015 174.75

Contractors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.16

Contracts, see Construction contracts under this topic

Costs, Minn. Statutes 2015 162.06

County highway engineers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.17

Design professional services contracts, indemnification agreements, Minn. Statutes 2015 604.21

Disruption of access to businesses, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.165

Engineering standards, variances, Minn. Statutes 2015 174.75

Federal aid, Minn. Statutes 2015 161.36, 2015 161.365

Frontage roads, Minn. Statutes 2015 161.38

Funding, public indebtedness, Minn. Statutes 2015 475.58

High experience rating industries, unemployment insurance, Minn. Statutes 2015 268.051

Materials, see Construction materials under this topic

Peatland scientific and natural areas, Minn. Statutes 2015 84.035

Public land survey corners, markings or monuments, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.15, 2015 389.03

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2015 161.10

Road authorities, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.165, 2015 161.39

Temporary roads, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.12, 2015 161.25

Construction contracts

Best value RFPs, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.17

Frontage roads, effect of other law, Minn. Statutes 2015 161.38

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.17

Hennepin County, design-build contracts, guidelines, Minn. Statutes 2015 383B.158 to 2015 383B.1584

Maintenance, improvement, repair, or restoration, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.16

Minimum wage requirements, Minn. Statutes 2015 161.365

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.16

Transportation Department employees, conflict of interest, Minn. Statutes 2015 161.33

Construction materials

Railroad charges and rates, schedules, Minn. Statutes 2015 218.025

Road authorities, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.11

Sales and use taxes, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2015 297A.68

Surplus government materials, costs, payment, Minn. Statutes 2015 161.37

Waste tire lightweight fill, Minn. Statutes 2015 115A.912

Controlled access highways, see under HIGHWAYS

Corners, public land survey corners, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.15, 2015 389.03

Corridors of disturbance, peatland scientific and natural areas, Minn. Statutes 2015 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 2015 383D.17, 2015 383D.65

Damages

County highways reverting to streets and roads, Minn. Statutes 2015 163.11

Former trunk highways, vacation or alteration, Minn. Statutes 2015 161.16

Dedication

Cartways, streets and roads deemed as, Minn. Statutes 2015 164.11

Roads on and parallel to railroad rights-of-way, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.05

Time, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.05

Definitions

All-terrain vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2015 84.92

Complete streets, Minn. Statutes 2015 174.75

Drivers' licenses, Minn. Statutes 2015 171.01

Local roads, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.292

Motor carriers, pipeline carriers, Minn. Statutes 2015 221.012

Motor vehicle registration, taxation, sale, Minn. Statutes 2015 168.002

Peatland Protection Act, Minn. Statutes 2015 84.035

Peatland scientific and natural areas, Minn. Statutes 2015 84.035

Road law, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.02, 2015 160.12

Rustic roads, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.83

Snowmobiles, natural resources law, Minn. Statutes 2015 84.81

Special assessments, Minn. Statutes 2015 429.011

Design professional services contracts, indemnification agreements, Minn. Statutes 2015 604.21

Designation, generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.01

Detours

Signs, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.16, 2015 160.27

Temporary roads, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.12, 2015 161.25

Disabled persons, Minn. Statutes 2015 256C.02

Ditches, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.201

Drainage, see under HIGHWAYS

Duluth, county funds expended on, Minn. Statutes 2015 383C.36

Dust, lead (mineral), standards, rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2015 144.9508

Easements

Alleys, vacating of public ways, effect, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.29

Cartways, establishment and conditions for, Minn. Statutes 2015 435.37

Flowage easements, Minn. Statutes 2015 103G.565

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.04

Highways taken over for trunk highways, prior easements vested in state, Minn. Statutes 2015 161.18

Natural Resources Department, power to convey, Minn. Statutes 2015 84.63, 2015 84.631, 2015 84.633, 2015 92.685

Tax-forfeited lands, conveyance to governments, Minn. Statutes 2015 282.017

Electric personal assistive mobility devices, use on, Minn. Statutes 2015 169.212

Eminent domain

Easements, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.04

Minimum-maintenance roads, consent requirements, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.095

Rights-of-way, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.04

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

Evidence, minimum-maintenance roads, notice, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.095

Federal aid

Construction, enhancement, improvement, or maintenance, Minn. Statutes 2015 161.36

Construction contracts, minimum wage requirements, Minn. Statutes 2015 161.365

Fences

Railroads adjoining, Minn. Statutes 2015 219.34

Road authorities, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.16

Fertilizers, apply to driveways, Minn. Statutes 2015 18C.61

Firebreaks, wildfire areas, Minn. Statutes 2015 88.05

First class cities, see Streets and roads under CITIES

Flowage easements, waterpowers, petition for, Minn. Statutes 2015 103G.565

Forest roads, see FOREST ROADS

Fourth class cities, see Streets and roads under CITIES

Frontage roads, Minn. Statutes 2015 161.38

Funding, sports facilities, matching funds, Minn. Statutes 2015 240A.12

Grade, establishment, statutes of limitations, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.07, 2015 541.072

Gravel road companies, conduits, poles and wires, defined as personal property, Minn. Statutes 2015 272.03

Gross weight, see Weight and weighing under MOTOR VEHICLES

Guardrails, displacement or movement costs, payment by building movers, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.26

Hedges, defined, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.02, 2015 160.22

Hennepin County, local road aid, Minn. Statutes 2015 383B.608

Highway work zones, Minn. Statutes 2015 169.14

Highways, see HIGHWAYS

Hitchhiking, generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 169.22

Home rule charter cities, see Streets and roads under CITIES

Hoyt Lakes, road repairs, Minn. Statutes 2015 298.2961

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

Inspection, local weed inspectors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 18.81

Intersections

"Blocking the box," Minn. Statutes 2015 169.15

Crossing, Minn. Statutes 2015 169.045

Gridlock, prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2015 169.15

Motorcyclists, entering or crossing intersections against red lights, defenses, Minn. Statutes 2015 169.06

Pedestrian crossings, see PEDESTRIAN CROSSINGS

Reduced speed limits, Minn. Statutes 2015 169.14

Right of way, blind persons, Minn. Statutes 2015 169.202

Isolated property, access, Minn. Statutes 2015 161.24

Lane-direction-control signals, Minn. Statutes 2015 169.06

Lawsuits, former trunk highways, vacation or alteration, damages, Minn. Statutes 2015 161.16

Lights and lighting

Contracts, first class cities, Minn. Statutes 2015 440.14

Energy efficiency standards, rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2015 216C.19

Indicators of nonconforming headlights, Minn. Statutes 2015 169.60

Littering, see LITTERING

Local roads, specific service signs, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.292 to 2015 160.296

Location

Change, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.09, 2015 161.39

Juvenile correctional facilities, roads through grounds, Minn. Statutes 2015 242.48

Streets laid through camp meeting association property, Minn. Statutes 2015 315.42

Streets laid through Sunday school assembly property, Minn. Statutes 2015 315.42

Logging roads

Claims arising from use, Minn. Statutes 2015 3.736, 2015 466.03

Right-of-way clearing, special use permit, Minn. Statutes 2015 90.195

Tax-forfeited lands, Minn. Statutes 2015 282.04

Timber permit development option, Minn. Statutes 2015 90.164

Mailboxes located on, generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 169.072

Maintenance, improvement, repair, or restoration

Barricades, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.16

Complete streets, Minn. Statutes 2015 174.75

Contract requirements, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.16

Contractors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.16

Costs, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.07, 2015 162.06

Detour signs, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.16, 2015 160.27

Excavation, exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2015 216D.01

Hoyt Lakes, Minn. Statutes 2015 298.2961

Local improvements, alternate procedures, Minn. Statutes 2015 429.041

Minimum-maintenance roads, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.095

Mountain Iron, Minn. Statutes 2015 298.2961

Municipalities, special assessments, Minn. Statutes 2015 429.052

Outside limits of state construction projects, costs, payment, Minn. Statutes 2015 161.38

Pike River Road relocation, Minn. Statutes 2015 298.2961

Public land survey corners, preserving, markers or monuments, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.15, 2015 389.03

Rustic roads, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.095

Sanitary districts, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 442A.17

Telecommunications companies, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 237.16

Telephone companies, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 237.16

Trunk highway construction, Minn. Statutes 2015 161.24, 2015 161.25

Unorganized townships, Minn. Statutes 2015 477A.14

Virginia, Minn. Statutes 2015 298.2961

Warning signs, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.16, 2015 160.27

Wetlands replacement, exception, Minn. Statutes 2015 103G.2241

Maps, county topographical land maps, valuation of property, Minn. Statutes 2015 273.061

Marking

Pavements, Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 161.39

Public land survey corners, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.15, 2015 389.03

Signs, see same under this topic

Metropolitan area towns, town roads, Minn. Statutes 2015 368.01

Mineral lands, roads, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.10

Minimum-maintenance roads

All-terrain vehicles on, Minn. Statutes 2015 84.926

Easements, see same under this topic

Forest roads, Minn. Statutes 2015 89.71

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.095

Signs, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.095, 2015 169.06

Motor vehicles on, see TRAFFIC REGULATIONS

Mountain Iron, road repairs, Minn. Statutes 2015 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

Names, living persons, naming for, prohibition, Minn. Statutes 2015 10.49

New streets and roads, land use actions, notice, Minn. Statutes 2015 471.99

One-way highways, see under HIGHWAYS

One-way streets and roads

Disabled vehicles, warning signals, Minn. Statutes 2015 169.75

One-way traffic, Minn. Statutes 2015 169.18

Parking, ordinances, Minn. Statutes 2015 169.35

Rotary traffic islands, Minn. Statutes 2015 169.18

Orders

Closing, wildfire areas, Minn. Statutes 2015 88.22

Temporary roads around construction, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.12

Outdoor advertising, see OUTDOOR ADVERTISING

Outdoor lighting fixtures model ordinance, Minn. Statutes 2015 16B.328

Park roads, see PARK ROADS

Parking on, bicycles, Minn. Statutes 2015 169.222

Parkways, see PARKWAYS

Pavements, marking, Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 161.39

Pedestrian malls, Minn. Statutes 2015 429.021, 2015 430.01 to 2015 430.11

Pests, integrated management techniques, duties of state, Minn. Statutes 2015 18B.063

Plank road companies, conduits, poles and wires, defined as personal property, Minn. Statutes 2015 272.03

Planning, major streets, county boards, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 505.10

Plats, Minn. Statutes 2015 505.1792

Poles and wires, displacement or moving costs, payment by building movers, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.26

Private roads, see PRIVATE ROADS

Public highways, streets and roads defined as, Minn. Statutes 2015 221.012

Public land survey corners, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.15, 2015 389.03

Public roads, deemed no benefit to agricultural preserves, Minn. Statutes 2015 473H.11

Public ways, streets and roads defined as, Minn. Statutes 2015 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 2015 383A.16

Reconstruction, see Construction and reconstruction under this topic

Recreational manufactured home parks, clearance and access requirements, Minn. Statutes 2015 327.20

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

Reports about, construction and improvement, Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 161.10

Reversion or conveyance, see under TRUNK HIGHWAYS

Rights-of-way

Acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.04

Debris, clearing, Minn. Statutes 2015 88.05

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2015 84.92

Driveway headwalls in or on, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.2715

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.27

Integrated pest management techniques, duties of state, Minn. Statutes 2015 18B.063

Planting, pest management, duties of state, Minn. Statutes 2015 18B.063

Public roads, Minn. Statutes 2015 84.787, 2015 84.92

Railroads, see Rights-of-way under RAILROADS

Recreational vehicles, operation on, torts, municipalities, limitations, Minn. Statutes 2015 466.03

Rustic roads, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.83

Temporary permits, field application of manure, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.27

Violations, Minn. Statutes 2015 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 2015 370.17, 2015 370.19

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

Rotary traffic islands, one-way traffic, Minn. Statutes 2015 169.18

Rustic roads, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.83

Safety zones, Minn. Statutes 2015 169.25, 2015 169.34, 2015 169.444

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

Shoulders

Designated school bus stops, Minn. Statutes 2015 169.443

Electric-assisted bicycles, operation on, Minn. Statutes 2015 169.222

Signs

Detours, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.16, 2015 160.27, 2015 160.2715

Minimum-maintenance roads, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.095, 2015 169.06

Motor vehicle dealers, lessors, brokers, or wholesalers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 168.27

Specific service signs, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.292 to 2015 160.296

Street signs, St. Louis County, Minn. Statutes 2015 383C.232

Traffic control devices, see TRAFFIC SIGNS AND SIGNALS

Warning signs, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.16, 2015 160.27, 2015 160.2715

Snow removal, roads in uncompleted subdivisions, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.21

Snowmobiles, restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2015 84.87

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

Speed limits, see SPEED LIMITS

Sports facilities, matching contributions, local governments, Minn. Statutes 2015 240A.12

Standards, dust, lead (mineral), rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2015 144.9508

Standing in, Minn. Statutes 2015 169.22

State-aid highways, see STATE AID HIGHWAYS

State-aid roads

Engineering standards, variances, Minn. Statutes 2015 174.75

Inclusion in county state-aid highway system, Minn. Statutes 2015 162.02

Statutory cities, see Streets and roads under CITIES

Street and road companies

Gravel road companies, personal property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2015 272.03

Personal property taxes, listing, assessment, Minn. Statutes 2015 273.43

Plank road companies, personal property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2015 272.03

Street-sweeping vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2015 168.002

Streets and roads terminating at or abutting on public waters, Minn. Statutes 2015 161.16

Temporary roads

Detours or haul roads, Minn. Statutes 2015 161.25

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 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 2015 181.11

Frequency of payment, Minn. Statutes 2015 181.10

Trunk highways, see TRUNK HIGHWAYS

Unorganized townships, maintenance, funds for, Minn. Statutes 2015 477A.14

Unpaved streets and roads, weight limits, Minn. Statutes 2015 169.824, 2015 169.87

Use

Cable communication systems, pole, duct and conduit agreements, terms, Minn. Statutes 2015 238.39

Interference with, unlawful, Minn. Statutes 2015 179.13

Off-highway motorcycles, Minn. Statutes 2015 84.795

Off-highway vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2015 84.777

Off-road vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2015 84.804

Snowmobiles, Minn. Statutes 2015 84.87

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

Vehicles on, see TRAFFIC REGULATIONS

Violations and penalties

Interference with use, unfair labor practice, Minn. Statutes 2015 179.13

Intersections, gridlock, Minn. Statutes 2015 169.15

Virginia, street extension, Minn. Statutes 2015 298.2961

Warning signs, see Signs under this topic

Watershed districts, permits, public transportation projects, work on existing roads, Minn. Statutes 2015 103D.345

Weight limits, see Weight and weighing under MOTOR VEHICLES

Wetlands, access from roads by local government, Minn. Statutes 2015 103G.235

Width, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.04

Wildfire areas, Minn. Statutes 2015 88.05, 2015 88.22

Winter roads, Minn. Statutes 2015 84.035

Work zones

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2015 169.011

Speed limits, Minn. Statutes 2015 169.14

Violations, Minn. Statutes 2015 169.06