Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Highway 47/65 Safety Audit

Blaine, Columbia Heights, Coon Rapids, Fridley, Hilltop and Spring Lake Park

About this audit

Hwy 47/65 Safety Audit area

Hwy 47/65 Safety Audit area map.

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The Minnesota Department of Transportation will begin a Roadway Safety Audit to analyze crash information with a focus on pedestrian crashes on Hwy 47 and Hwy 65 between the Hennepin-Anoka County line in Columbia Heights and Hwy 10 in Coon Rapids.

The final plan will promote pedestrian and bicycle safety through engineering, enforcement, emergency management and education recommendations. It will focus on reducing the number of fatalities along the project area.

Summary

Audit goals

  • Develop safety plan with short, medium, and long-term safety countermeasures for both roadways.
  • Determine safety and mobility needs for pedestrians and bicyclists on Hwy 47 and Hwy 65.
  • Develop a final plan for reducing the number of fatalities along the project area.