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Viewpoint: Minnesota finds roundabout way to reduce crashes

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Tom Steward

Transportation Viewpoint

If you take a road trip in Minnesota this summer, somewhere along the line the chances are you will run into an underappreciated, often disparaged, government-driven breakthrough and not even know it.

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While the unconventional intersections often first run head-on into local resistance from drivers, the dramatic results turn public opinion around before long, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

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Mike Longaecker
Mike Longaecker is the regional public safety reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage area spans St. Croix and Pierce counties. Longaecker served from 2011-2015 as editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. A University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate, Longaecker previously reported for the Red Wing Republican Eagle and for the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker
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