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July 11, 2012




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Hearing and comment period set for Highway 10/Benton County Road 2 interchange document


ST. CLOUD, Minn. – The public is invited to a hearing and open house Monday, Aug. 13, to comment on the environmental assessment worksheet for the proposed Highway 10/Benton County Road 2 interchange project in Rice.


The meeting will occur from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Rice City Hall, 205 Main St. E.


Copies of the EAW will be available, the project layout will be on display and MnDOT staff will be on hand to answer questions.


The EAW includes information on environmental effects of the project including potentially contaminated properties, stormwater quality and quantity and traffic noise.


Copies of the EAW will also be available for public review at the following locations:



Comments on the EAW will be accepted through Wednesday, Aug. 22, and can be sent to Claudia Dumont, MnDOT District 3B, 3725 12th St. N., St. Cloud, MN 56303-2107 or


The proposed project will replace the existing at-grade Highway 10/Benton County Road 2 intersection in Rice with a full access, grade-separated interchange with a bridge spanning Highway 10 over County Road 2.


To request an ASL or foreign language interpreter, call 651-366-4720. To request other reasonable accommodations, call 651-366-4718; the Minnesota Relay Service toll-free at 1-800-627-3529 (TTY, Voice or ASCII) or 711, or e-mail your request to





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