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Join us for highlights of the latest practices, innovations, and research related to Minnesota’s roadway maintenance operations. The event focuses exclusively on education and technology exchange through classroom sessions and outdoor demonstrations.

Date and Location

This event is scheduled for Thursday, May 25, 2023, at the MnDOT D7 Headquarters, 2151 Bassett Drive, Mankato, MN.


Registration will be available in early 2023.

Topics Covered

  • Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Driving Rules and conversation on how local agency are training their staff
  • Load securement and safety
  • Excavation and trenching safety
  • Gravel road drainage and surveying drainage patterns
  • Innovation showcase
    • City of Rochester Mousetrap winner and OPERA funding project
    • MnDOT Trucks, Equipment, and Brine Facility

Topics are subject to change. Updated information will be posted here as it becomes available.

Who Should Attend

Maintenance operators, supervisors, and transportation and research implementation personnel from township, tribal, city, county, and state agencies who are seeking continued education and knowledge-building opportunities.


1.0 Roads Scholar Program Maintenance Certificate credit.


The Minnesota Roadway Maintenance Training and Demo Day is sponsored by Minnesota LTAP, the Minnesota Department of TransportationMinnesota Local Road Research Board, and the Federal Highway Administration, in partnership with the American Public Works Association/Minnesota Chapter and Minnesota Street Superintendents Association.