Minnesota Department of Transportation

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News Release

September 26, 2013

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Environmental Assessment public hearing for Winona Bridge project set for Oct. 17 

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Interested individuals are invited to attend the Environmental Assessment (EA) public hearing on Thursday, Oct. 17, from 4 - 6 p.m. at the Winona Armory, 1303 Homer Rd., Winona, Minn.  The hearing will be an open house format with no formal presentations being made.

Community members will be able to obtain and share information about the Winona Bridge project by viewing updated project maps, formally commenting on the Environmental Assessment for the bridge, discussing the preferred alternatives and learning about the current status of the project.

Representatives from MnDOT will be available to answer questions about the EA and bridge project.

Individuals who are unable to attend can view copies of the EA at the following locations:

  • MnDOT District 6, 2900 48th St. NW, Rochester
  • Winona Public Library, 151 W. 5th St., Winona
  • Winona Department of Public Works, 207 Lafayette St., Room 200, Winona

The public may also access the EA from the project website:

MnDOT will accept comments about the EA until close of business on Wednesday, Oct. 30. Mail comments to Terry Ward, MnDOT District 6, 2900 48th St. NW, Rochester, MN, 55901-5848, call 507-286-7688 or e-mail terry.ward@state.mn.us. Ward will also answer any project questions. 

To request an ASL or foreign language interpreter, or other reasonable accommodation, call Janet Miller at 651-366-4720 or 1-800-657-3774 (Greater Minnesota); 711 or 1-800-627-3529 (Minnesota Relay). Alternatively, send an email to janet.rae.miller@state.mn.us. Please request at least one week in advance.

To learn more about the Winona Bridge project, view the EA and sign up for update alerts, visit www.mndot.gov/d6/projects/winonabridge/index.html.



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