Public meetings and opportunities to comment on projects and plans
Throughout the year we hold open houses, workshops and online opportunities to engage with us and learn more about our projects. Even if the formal comment period for some projects may be over, we always welcome your questions and are here to listen.
And don't forget, you can always contact us with your questions and concerns.
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Statewide Freight Plan
When completed in Summer 2016, the updated plan will highlight best practices, strategies, and cooperative partnerships/associations, while also addressing other federal and Minnesota initiatives.
Resources: Statewide Freight Plan website
Northern Lights Express
The Northern Lights Express is a proposed intercity passenger rail project to provide high-speed rail service between Minneapolis and Duluth. The project would operate on approximately 152 miles of existing BNSF railway track. Learn about estimated project costs, benefits, ridership and service plans.
Statewide transportation plans
MnDOT's Statewide Multimodal Transportation Plan, 20-Year Minnesota State Highway Investment Plan and Greater Minnesota Transit investment plan have been released for public review. These three key transportation plans will shape the future of transportation in the state and direct billions of dollars of investment during the next 20 years. Comments can be left on the MinnesotaGO website.
Downtown Elbow Lake
Learn more about the 2019 project on Hwys 55, 59 and 79 in Elbow Lake
What: Open house with MnDOT staff to answer questions and address concerns.
When: Thursday, Sept. 29, from 5 to 7 p.m.
Where: Elbow Lake Community Building, 119 Central Ave., Elbow Lake
Contact: Jerimiah Moerke, firstname.lastname@example.org
Resources: News release
U.S. Hwy 59 study
Give input on the U.S. Hwy 59 study. Study is in preparation of a future urban reconstruction project on U.S. Hwy 59.
What: Survey to asses the community's interest, use and critical needs. Anyone with an interest in the future of U.S. Hwy 59 in Worthington should take the 8-question survey.
Contact: Rebecca Arndt, email@example.com
Learn about the upcoming improvements to Hwy 169 between Hwy 55 in Golden Valley and Hwy 62 in Edina
What: Open house with MnDOT staff to answer questions and address concerns. A live boardcast of the presentation will be available here www.ustream.tv/mndot
When: Wednesday, Sept. 21, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Doors will open at 5 p.m. with presentations at 5:30 and 6:30 p.m.
Where: AAA Minneapolis, St. Louis Park Headquarters at 5400 Auto Club Way, St. Louis Park
Contact: Dave Aeikens, firstname.lastname@example.org