MnDOT's 10-Year Capital Highway Investment Plan
What is the 10-Year CHIP?
The 10-year Capital Highway Investment Plan details MnDOT’s capital highway investments for the next ten years on the state highway network. The CHIP is updated yearly to remove projects that are currently being constructed, adjust timing of existing planned projects, and add new planned projects. The primary purpose of the document is to communicate programmed and planned capital highway projects over the next 10 years. The document serves as a check to ensure that MnDOT is meeting the investment levels and performance outcomes identified in MnDOT's 20-year State Highway Investment Plan, MnSHIP, and explains any change in direction or outcomes from the investment direction.
The first four years represent state highway projects in the State Transportation Improvement Program which is MnDOT’s committed construction program. The CHIP also identifies projects in the six years after the current STIP which are the agency’s planned investments. While projects are not commitments until they reach the STIP, listing potential projects 5-10 years out allows for advanced coordination and ultimately better projects for all those served.
Does this CHIP include projects selected with the new revenue from the 2017 Legislative Session?
No. The project information in the CHIP is current as of May 2017 and does not include new revenue provided by the legislature in the 2017 session. MnDOT is currently going through a process to select projects with the additional revenue. These projects will be included in next year's CHIP document published in 2018.
Draft 2018 – 2027 10-Year CHIP Document
PDFs of the District CHIP Project Lists are listed below. The lists are currently in draft form. This communication is aided by an interactive map of projects available on MnMAP -- MnDOT's collaborative GIS website.
2018 – 2027 Statewide 10-Year CHIP
2018-2027 10-Year District CHIP Project Lists
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What if I have questions or comments on a project?
Good! We welcome comments and questions about projects. One of the reasons MnDOT started identifying potential projects 10 years in advance is to better coordinate and communicate potential projects before they reach the 4-year STIP. MnDOT generally begins scoping projects 5 to 6 years in advance, which are 2022 and 2023 for this year’s CHIP. Now is the best time to provide a comment on projects planned for those years. The best way to find information about a project in years 5-10 is to contact the district planning director. They are listed below:
District 1 Planning Director: Bryan Anderson, firstname.lastname@example.org
District 2 Planning Director: Darren Laesch, email@example.com
District 3 Planning Director: Steve Voss, firstname.lastname@example.org
District 4 Planning Director: Mary Safgren, email@example.com
District 6 Planning Director: Ronda Allis, firstname.lastname@example.org
District 7 Planning Director: Lisa Bigham, email@example.com
District 8 Planning Director: Lindsey Knutson, firstname.lastname@example.org
Metro District Planning: Lynne Bly, email@example.com
To comment, click on their name and an email will appear with their address. If you have general questions about the CHIP and the project development process, please email Josh Pearson, firstname.lastname@example.org, CHIP Project Manager, or use the comment box below.