Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Hwy 71 Reconstruction


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Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

I-494 Ramp Closures
Speakers and raised arrows on APS signals provide information about the intersection to pedestrians with hearing and visual impairment.
All MnDOT projects - both new construction and rehabilitation projects - must include evaluation to ensure compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Components can include, but are not limited to adding curb cuts, truncated domes and accessible pedestrian signals. Read about MnDOT's transition plan to comply with the ADA.

Specifics for this project

  • Upgrade and install ramps and sidewalks to be ADA compliant
  • Upgrade school pedestrian crosswalk flasher system at 6th Street
  • Install emergency vehicle entering flasher system at 7th Street
  • Upgrade street lighting to LED