Infrastructure and Utilities

Every successful business rests on a foundation of transportation, communications and energy infrastructure and Minnesota's is rock solid.

Our network of highways, railways and waterways and air carriers makes it easy to get materials to the factory and finished products to markets worldwide. And we earn five-star ratings for being logistics friendly.

From electricity to telecommunications, our utilities are abundant, reliable, affordable and always on the cutting edge of the green revolution.

Roads and Highways

Minnesota's efficient network of roads is the fifth-largest highway system in the nation.

Ports and Waterways

The Lake Superior/Great Lakes/St. Lawrence Seaway system and the Mississippi River.


The nation's eighth-largest rail system keeps passengers, products and industries on track.


Passenger and cargo service throughout North America and worldwide.


Low energy prices are a powerful competitive advantage over most other states.