It’s the first day of the state startup, following a three week shutdown. That included road contractors working on state projects — mothballed without state inspectors and supervision.
In the Twin Cities, median work on Interstate 94 has been the most visible of those idled projects, but there was a tiny, tiny sign of life along the freeway already this morning, just east of the 27th Avenue bridge in Minneapolis:
But, um, it didn’t look like there was a lot of progress on the actual roadwork yet. It looks exactly like the guy was actually spray painting “PCi Roads” onto the traffic side of the jersey barrier. It looked like he was covering up the Shafer insignia, too.
Roadwork may come to a halt, but brand building never stops.