General, Write-a-palooza 2017

The Great Pipe Break of 2017

This past week a water main broke in the suburb of Oakdale, causing a sinkhole to open up next to the 694 Interstate, and compromising the road surface. It means that a large stretch of 694 has been closed all week while they fix it. What I find fascinating about this is how this caused […]

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Blog-o-rama 2016, General

Road Construction Season

The old worn out phrase in the Twin Cities is that there are two seasons, Winter and Road Construction. Today was the start of the non-Winter season. I headed out for work and tried to take my normal route into the downtown. Normally there’s a slight backup, but it’s not that bad, and traffic eventually […]

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