Finding of Fact and Conclusions
Mn/DOT has concluded that preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement is not required, and has issued a Negative Declaration Order for the project. This decision and determination is supported by the full administrative record of the project, including the Findings of Fact and Conclusions. The Negative Declaration concludes the Minnesota state environmental review process.
Hwy 10 Environmental Assessment
Environmental Assessment Worksheet
MnDOT issued an EAW for public review and comment during the period from Mon, Oct. 23 to Wed, Nov. 29, 2017. An open house was held to review and comment on the EA on Wed, Nov. 8.
MnDOTwill build a third lane along EB Hwy 10 from the exit ramp off SB I-35W to Co. Rd. 96 in 2018. The new auxiliary lane will help reduce congestion and improve safety along the EB highway. The work includes building a new acceleration lane for Scherer Brothers Lumber Company to replace the existing lane and straightening Prior Ave. at EB Hwy 10. A new right turn only entrance and exit between EB Hwy 10 and Arden Manor/Big Ten Tavern will be constructed along with a new ramp from the EB Hwy 10 frontage road to Co. Rd. 96
Additional features include a stormwater drainage pond and possible noise walls.
Property owners who would benefit from the noise walls approved building two noise walls along EB Hwy 10.
EAW Appendices (PDFs)*
- Appendix A: Project Location and Layout Maps
- Appendix B: Figures
- Appendix C: Correspondence
- Appendix D: Air Quality
- Appendix E: Traffic Noise Study
*If you would like to view the complete EA document, appendices included, in an alternate format contact Jerome Adams, firstname.lastname@example.org.