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Labor Standards -- Prevailing wage highway and heavy rates

Prevailing wages are the wages required to be paid on state-funded construction projects.

Minnesota's prevailing wage law (Minnesota Statutes 177.41 through 177.44) requires employees working on state-funded construction projects or other projects covered by law be paid wage-rates comparable to wages paid for similar work in the area where the project is located.

Current prevailing wage -- highway and heavy

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Prevailing wage regions highway and heavy rates

Regional listing

For current prevailing wage rates, click on the map above. For previously certified rates, send an email message to dli.prevwage@state.mn.us or call (651) 284-5091.

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