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The Minnesota Department of Transportation spent $133 million dollars to clear roads during the 2018-19 winter season. According to a Minnesota Department of Transportation winter maintenance report released recently crews faced some of the most severe weather in the state in a decade. The statewide snowfall average was 97.2 inches, the result of 31 snow events this past winter season. Snowplow drivers worked more than 198,000 hours of overtime and exceeded the bare lane target goals for all road classifications within 36 hours after a snow event.

 

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