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Ways to get involved in transportation planning

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Upcoming public meetings, hearings and opportunities to comment on projects and plans

Throughout the year we hold open houses, workshops and offer opportunities for engage with us and learn more about our projects. We also offer opportunities for you to comment online. Look for your project in the list below, or visit our recent opportunities page to learn about other 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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Click on a region of the map below to get involved in your district, or first find your district by city.

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District Offices MnDOT District 7 - Mankato/Windom Metro District - St Paul/Minneapolis MnDOT District 8 - Marshall/Wilmar/Hutchinson MnDOT District 1 - Duluth/Virginia MnDOT District 4 - Detroit Lakes/Morris MnDOT District 2 - Bemidji/Crookston MnDOT District 3 - Baxter/St Cloud MnDOT District 6 - Rochester/Owatonna

Statewide Freight Plan

Learn more about the Statewide Freight Plan, as well as give comments on the plan

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

When: Wednesday, May 25, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Transportation Building in St. Paul, 395 John Ireland Blvd, rooms G-13 and G-14 on the ground floor

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

Resources: News release, 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.

Resources: News release and meeting information, NLX project site

I-494 and Hwy 62 study survey

Help MnDOT understand how I-494 and Hwy 62 can be improved. This feedback will help MnDOT make decisions about the future design and operation of these roads. The survey will remain open until Jan. 31, 2016.

Resources: I-494 and Hwy 62 survey

Zumbrota park impacts

Zumbrota

Help MnDOT understand the impact the Hwy 58 bridge replacements over Hwy 52 will have on South Park in Zumbrota. Comments must be submitted by June 1, 2016.

Contact: Jai Kalsy, MnDOT project manager

Resources: Hwy 58 website

University Ave. and Central Ave.

Minneapolis

Learn more about the University Avenue and Central Avenue signal, sidewalk and ramp improvements

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

When: Thursday, May 26, from 5 to 7 p.m.

Where: Logan Park Recreation Center, 690 13 Ave. NE, Minneapolis

Contact: Nick Carpenter, nick.carpenter@state.mn.us

Resources: News release, University and Central Ave. project page

International Baudette bridge

Baudette, Minn./Rainy River, Ontario

Learn more about the bridge connecting Baudette and Rainy River, Ontario being replaced in 2018

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

When: Wednesday, May 25, from 4 to 7 p.m.

Where:

  • Lake of the Woods Ambulance Garage, 111 Southwest First Avenue, Baudette Minn.
  • Rainy River Recreation Centre, 219 Government Road, Rainy River, Ontario

Contact: TJ Melcher, tj.melcher@state.mn.us

Resources: News release, Baudette bridge website

Hwy 2

Grand Rapids

Learn more about the Hwy 2 restriping project beginning in 2017

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

When: Thursday, June 2, from 5 to 6:30 p.m.

Where: Itasca County Courthouse, Board Room, 123 NE St., Grand Rapids, Minn.

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

Resources: News release

Hwy 23

Paynesville to Richmond

Learn more about the Hwy 23 expansion project

When: Thursday, May 19, from 4 to 6 p.m.

Where: St. Peter and Paul Gymnasium, 110 Central Avenue North, Richmond

Contact: Mandi Lighthizer-Schmidt, mandi.lighthizer-schmidt@state.mn.us

Resources: News release, Hwy 23 Paynesville to Richmond project page

Hwy 29

Parkers Prairie

Learn more about the Hwy 29 reconstruction and resurfacing project in Parkers Prairie

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

When: Monday, May 23, from 5 to 7 p.m.

Where: Prairie Event Center, 201 West Main St., Parkers Prairie, Minn.

Contact: Jerimiah Moerke, jerimiah.moerke@state.mn.us

Resources: News release, Hwy 29 Parkers Prairie project page

Hwy 58

Zumbrota

Learn more about the Hwy 58 bridge replacement and comment on the effects to South Park in Zumbrota

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

When: Monday, May 16, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Where: Adams Fire Hall, 816 E. Main St., Adams, Minn.

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

Resources: News release, Hwy 56 bridge project page