Minnesota Department of Transportation

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July 1, 2013

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MnDOT invites public input on draft Minnesota 20-year State Highway Investment Plan

Comment period ends July 31

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Transportation invites the public and transportation stakeholders to review and comment on the draft Minnesota 20-year State Highway Investment Plan through July 31. This will be the final opportunity for the public to provide input on the plan. 

MnSHIP connects the Minnesota GO 50-year vision and policies established in the Statewide Multimodal Transportation Plan to capital improvements on the state highway system. MnSHIP establishes priorities for spending projected capital revenue, identifies planned investments during the next seven years based on these priorities, and details strategies to ensure the effective use of available resources.

MnSHIP can be accessed electronically at www.dot.state.mn.us/planning/mnship/. It is also available for review in hard copy at the MnDOT Library, 395 John Ireland Blvd., in St. Paul, and at offices statewide.

Public hearing
MnDOT will hold a public hearing July 29 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in Room G15 at the MnDOT Central Office, 395 John Ireland Blvd., in St. Paul. The public also may participate via videoconference at MnDOT offices statewide:

  • Baxter – 7694 Industrial Park Road
  • Bemidji – 3920 Highway 2 W
  • Crookston – 1320 Sunflower St.
  • Detroit Lakes – 1000 Highway 10 W
  • Duluth – 1123 Mesaba Ave.
  • Mankato – 2151 Bassett Drive
  • Marshall – 1800 East College Drive
  • Morris – 610 Highway 9 S
  • Owatonna – 1010 21st Ave. NW
  • Rochester – 2900 48th St. NW
  • St. Cloud – 3725 12th St. N
  • St. Paul – 395 John Ireland Blvd., Room G15
  • Virginia – 101 N. Hoover Road
  • Willmar – 2505 Transportation Road
  • Windom – 180 S. County Road 26

Those unable to attend in-person can participate in an online webinar via Adobe Connect. For details, visit: www.dot.state.mn.us/planning/mnship/participate.html

To request an ASL or foreign language interpreter, or other reasonable accommodation for the July 29 hearing, call Janet Miller at 651-366-4720 or 1-800-657-3774 (Greater Minnesota); 711 or 1-800-627-3529 (Minnesota Relay), or send an email to janet.rae.miller@state.mn.us. Please make request at least one week in advance.

Written comments will be accepted through July 31 and should be addressed to:
Ryan Wilson
MnDOT Office of Capital Programs and Performance Measures
395 John Ireland Blvd, MS 440
St. Paul, MN 55155

Any additional inquiries can be directed to the project manager, Ryan Wilson, at 651-366-3537 or ryan.wilson@state.mn.us.

Follow the planning effort on Twitter, @minnesotago; on Facebook, www.facebook.com/MinnesotaGO; or online at www.dot.state.mn.us/planning/mnship/.



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