Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Thief River Falls

Public involvement

There are a variety of ways to stay up to date on the project. You can submit comments or questions on our Comment form or check out other ways to stay involved below.

Virtual open house

A project kickoff meeting was held virtually on April 29. Representatives from MnDOT, Pennington County, City of Thief River Falls, and the Red Lake Watershed were on hand to discuss project details and to anwser user-submitted questions.

April 29 open house materials

Weekly public meetings

Weekly project coordination meetings among the city, county, watershed, MnDOT and the contractors will take place each week on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. throughout construction. These meetings are open to the public and take place virtually via Webex.

Project email updates

Residents, business owners and motorists can also stay connected on the project by signing up for project email updates.


Leslie Seitz
MnDOT Public Affairs

TJ Melcher
MnDOT Public Engagement