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Construction on I-494 and surrounding highways

An overview of the eight-mile construction project on I-494 between I-394 in Minnetonka and the I-94/694 Interchange in Plymouth and Maple Grove will be presented.

What: Learn more and give input on area construction projects

When and Where: There are multiple meetings set

Contact: Bobbie Dahlke, bobbie.dahlke@state.mn.us

Resources: News release

Hwy 169 Cross-Range Expressway

Learn more about the next phase of work scheduled for the Hwy 169 Cross-Range Expressway.

What: Open house with project representatives to answer questions and address concerns

When: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 from 4:30 to 6 p.m.

Where: Taconite Community Center, 28 Haynes Street, Taconite, Minn.

Contact: Beth Petrowske, beth.petrowske@state.mn.us

Resources: News release

Construction on Marshall area highways

An overview of the construction on highways 59, 19 and 23 in Marshall

What: Learn more and give input on area construction projects

When: Thursday, April 2, from 4 to 6 p.m.

Where: MnDOT office in Marshall, 1800 East College Drive

Contact: Pam Wood, pam.wood@state.mn.us

Resources: News release

I-394 project

Learn more about the I-394 project.

What: Learn more and give input on area construction projects

When: Wednesday, March 18, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Where: Holden Center at Dunwoody College of Technology, 818 Dunwoody Blvd, Minneaplis, Minn.

Contact: Bobbie Dahlke, bobbie.dahlke@state.mn.us

Resources: News release, Project page

State Rail Plan

Learn more about the State Rail Plan.

What: Open house with project representatives to answer questions and address concerns

When and Where: There are multiple statewide meetings set

Contact: Sue Roe, susan.roe@state.mn.us

Resources: News release, project page

Statewide Freight Plan

Learn more about the Statewide Freight Plan.

Resources: project page

State Bicycle System Plan

Give input at activity stations, get the latest project updates, and help to guide MnDOT in its next steps to identify a statewide system of bicycle routes.

What: Statewide meetings with project representatives to answer questions and address concerns

When and Where: There are multiple statewide meetings set

Contact: Sue Roe, susan.roe@state.mn.us

Resources: News release, project page

Area Transportation Improvement Program

Give input on the MnDOT Area Transportation Improvement Program

What: Public comment period to give input on the plan

When: Public comment period is March 18 to April 18, 2015

Contact: Reid Baumann, reid.baumann@state.mn.us

Resources: ATIP comment site

To request a hard copy of the plan, contact Darren Laesch, MnDOT District 2 Planning Director, at 218-755-6554 or darren.laesch@state.mn.us.

Hwy 12

Learn more about the Hwy 12 reconstruction project from Kerkhoven to Pennock

What: Open house with project representatives to answer questions and address concerns

When: Monday, April 27

Where: From 5 to 6 p.m. at the Kerkhoven Civic Center, 208 North 10th Street and 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Pennock Community Center, 305 Dakota Ave. NE

Contact: Pam Wood, pam.wood@state.mn.us

Resources: News release, project site

Hwy 14

Learn more about the Hwy 14 improvement options in New Ulm

What: Open house with project representatives to answer questions and address concerns

When: Wednesday, April 29, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Where: State Street Theatre, Door #7, 1 N. State Street

Contact: Rebecca Arndt, rebecca.arndt@state.mn.us

Resources: News release

Hwy 23

Learn more about the plans to expand Hwy 23 to four lanes from New London to Paynesville

What: Open house with project representatives to answer questions and address concerns

When: Tuesday, April 28, from 3 to 6 p.m.

Where: Roseville Township Hall, 15768 232nd Ave. NE, Hawick, Minn.

Contact: Pam Wood pam.wood@state.mn.us

Resources: News release, project site

Hwy 61

Learn more about the plans for the construction project schedule for Hwy 61

What: Open house with project representatives to answer questions and address concerns

When: Wednesday, April 29, from 4 to 6 p.m.

Where: Red Wing Public Library, Foot Room, 225 East Ave.

Contact: Mike Dougherty, michael.dougherty@state.mn.us

Resources: News release

Hwy 63

Learn more about the plans for three construction projects on Hwy 63

What: Open house with project representatives to answer questions and address concerns

When: Thursday, April 16, from 4:30 to 6 p.m.

Where: Rochester Township Hall, 4111 11th Ave SW, Rochester, Minn. 55902

Contact: Mike Dougherty, michael.dougherty@state.mn.us

Resources: News release

Hwy 169 in Jordan

Learn more about the Highway 169 improvement project between Hwys 282 and 21 in Jordan.

What: Open house with project representatives to answer questions and address concerns

When: Tuesday, March 31, from 4 to 6 p.m.

Where: SCALE Regional Public Safety Trainging Facility, 17706 Valley View Drive, Jordan, Minn.

Contact: Kirsten Klein, kirsten.klein@state.mn.us

Resources: News release, Project page

Hwy 169 Mankato - St. Peter flood mitigation

Learn more about the Highway 169 Mankato to St. Peter flood mitigation project and related detour scheduled for construction in 2016.

What: Open house with project representatives to answer questions and address concerns

When: Monday, Feb. 9, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Where: St. Peter Community Center —Sr. Room, 600 S. 5th St., St. Peter

Contact: Rebecca Arndt, rebecca.arndt@state.mn.us

Resources: Project page

What: Open house with project representatives to answer questions and address concerns

When: Tuesday, Feb. 10, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Where: MnDOT Headquarters, 2151 Bassett Dr, Mankato

Contact: Rebecca Arndt, rebecca.arndt@state.mn.us

Resources: Project page

Hwy 197

Learn more about the Highway 197 improvements in Bemidji

What: Open house with project representatives to answer questions and address concerns.

When: Wednesday, April 8, at 5 p.m.

Where: MnDOT headquarters in Bemidji, 3920 Hwy 2 West

Contact: Reid Baumann, reid.baumann@state.mn.us

Resources: News release