New MnDOT commissioner looks ahead
St. Paul, Minn. — The Minnesota Department of Transportation's new commissioner talks about where he thinks the new gas tax revenue should be spent, and about the progress of replacing some critical bridges in Minneapolis and around the state.
Senate Transportation Committee chair Steve Murphy also weighs in on what he thinks MnDOT ought to tackle in the next months.
- Tom Sorel: Nominated by Gov. Pawlenty to be the new commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Transportation. He previously was administrator of the Minnesota Federal Highway Administration.
- Steve Murphy (DFL-Red Wing): Chair of the transportation committee in the Minnesota Senate.
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