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Recent public meetings and hearings

Below are listed some of the recent opportunities for your comment and input about MnDOT projects. Throughout the year we hold open houses, workshops and offer opportunities for your online comments. Even though the formal comment period for the projects listed below may be over, we always welcome your questions and are here to listen. Look for your project in the list below, or contact us online.

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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 bicycle system plan

A draft of the plan is online for review at www.mndot.gov/bike/system-plan/. Comments were accepted through Nov. 16.

 

Contact: Sue Roe, susan.roe@state.mn.us
Resources:
Bike plan site, news release

Disadvantaged businesses goals

MnDOT is seeking public input on new goals for the contracting of disadvantaged businesses.

What: Open houses with project representatives for the public to provide input on the statewide bicycle system plan were held in July.

Visit the civil rights page for more information about the goal methodology.

Contact: Mary McFarland Brooks, mary.mcfarland@state.mn.us
Resources:
Civil rights page, news release

Statewide Freight Plan

Learn more about the Statewide Freight Plan.

Resources: Statewide Freight Plan website

Moose Lake highway improvements

Moose Lake

Learn more about the improvements in Moose Lake on Hwy 73, from I-35 to Hwy 27; Hwy 27, from I-35 to hwy 73; and Hwy 27 and 73 (Folz Boulevard), from Arrowhead Lane to Kenwood Avenue.

What: Open house with project representatives to answer questions and address concerns held Sept. 24.

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

Hwy 4

St. James

What: Open house with project representatives to answer questions and address concerns held May 13. Visit the Hwy 4 website to contact a representative and learn more.

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

Resources: News release, Hwy 4 website

 

Hwy 10

Wadena

Learn more about the Hwy 10 improvement project in 2018 through Wadena

What: MnDOT to host a second public open house to share the preferred layout with interested residents and business owners on Monday, Dec. 14, 2015, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Fitness on Demand room, at the Maslowski Wellness and Research Center, at 17 Fifth Street SW, Wadena. Visit the Hwy 10 website to learn more.

Contact: Claudia Dumont, claudia.dumont@state.mn.us

Resources: Hwy 10 website

 

Old Hwy 14

Owatonna

What: Open house with project representatives to answer questions and address concerns held May 5.

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

Resources: News release

Hwy 23

Hawick

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

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

When: Thursday, Jan. 28, from 4 to 6 p.m.

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

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

Resources: Hwy 23 expansion project website

Hwy 23

New London to Paynesville

What: Open house with project representatives to answer questions and address concerns held July 28.

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

Resources: News release

Hwy 23

Paynesville to Richmond

What: Open house with project representatives to answer questions and address concerns held Sept. 24. Visit the Hwy 23 project website to contact a MnDOT representative and learn more.

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

Resources: Hwy 23 website

Hwy 23

Clara City and Raymond

What: Two open houses with project representatives to answer questions and address concerns held in November.

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

Resources: News release

Hwy 23/Grand Ave.

Duluth

What: Weekly public meetings with project representatives to answer questions and address concerns began June 10. Visit the Hwy 23/Grand Ave project website to contact a MnDOT representative and learn more.

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

Resources: Hwy 23 website, News release

 

Hwy 30

East of Hayfield

Hwy 30 bridge replacement project east of Hayfield in 2016.

Where and when: Rock Dell Township Hall, 8938 Olmsted County Road 3, from 4-6 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 8

Contact: Mike Dougherty

Resources: News release

 

Hwy 32

Middle River

Learn more about the Hwy 32 project

What: Open house with project representatives to answer questions and address concerns held May 13.

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

Resources: News release

Hwy 33/I-35

Cloquet

Learn more about the Hwy 33/I-35 intersection in Cloquet

What: Open house with project representatives to answer questions and address concerns held Sept. 22.

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

Resources: News release

I-35E

White Bear Lake/Vadnais Heights

Learn more about the proposed I-35E MnPASS Lane Extension Project Environmental Assessment

What: Open house held Sept. 29. Visit the I-35E MnPASS project website to contact representatives and learn more.

Contact: Denise Workcuff, denise.workcuff@state.mn.us

Resources: News release, I-35E MnPASS website

I-35W

Burnsville and Bloomington

Learn more about the I-35W bridge and pavement project in Burnsville and Bloomington scheduled to begin in 2020.

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

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

Resources: News release, I-35W project website

Hwy 42

Elgin

Learn more about the Hwy 42 bridge replacement and paving project scheduled for 2016 in Elgin

What: Open house held Sept. 2.

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

Resources: News release

Hwy 52

Rochester

Learn more about the Hwy 52 bridge deck replacements project in Rochester in 2016

What: Open house held Sept. 2. Visit the Hwy 52 project website to contact project representatives and learn more.

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

Resources: News release

Hwy 58

Rochester

Learn more about the Hwy 58 bridge replacement over Hwy 52 at Zumbrota.

What: Open house Dec. 17, 4-6 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 17, at the Zumbrota Public Library, 100 West Ave.

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

Resources: News release Project website

Hwy 59

Detroit Lakes

Open house to learn more about the Hwy 59 resurfacing project near Callaway to Winger

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

Resources: News release

Hwy 59 and I-90

Worthington

Learn more about the 2017 plans for Hwy 59 and 2016 project on I-90

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

When: Wednesday, Jan. 27 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Where: Farmers Room at the Nobles County Courthouse, 315 10th St., Worthington, Minn.

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

Resources: News release, Hwy 59 and I-90 roject website

Hwy 61/Gilmore Ave

Rochester

Learn more about the Hwy 61/Gilmore Ave reconstruction project.

What: Open house held July 30, 2015. Visit the Hwy 61 project website to contact project representatives and learn more.

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

Resources: News release, Hwy 61 project website

Hwy 63

Red Wing

Vote on proposed noise walls for bridges over the Mississippi and Hwy 61

What: Affected property owners and occupants had until Sept. 2, 2015 to submit their ballot for whether or not to construct the noise walls.

When: Deadline, Wednesday, Sept. 2.

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

Resources: Voting results and Hwy 63 project information

Hwy 65

Rochester

Learn more about the Hwy 52 bridge deck replacements project in Rochester in 2016

What: Open house held June 15. Visit the Hwy 65 resurfacing page, or the mill and overlay page to contact project representatives and learn more.

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

Resources: News release, Hwy 65 resurfacing page, Hwy 65 mill and overlay page

Hwy 7/71

Roundabout Open House

What: Open houses with project representatives to answer questions and address concerns held at multiple locations and times. Visit the Hwy 7/71 website to contact a project representative and learn more.

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

Resources: News release, Hwy 7/71 website

I-94/Hwy 29

Alexandria

Learn about the I-94/Hwy 29 interchange reconstruction in Alexandria

What: Open house held May 27, 2015. Visit the I-94/Hwy 29 website to contact project representatives and learn more.

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

Resources: News release, I-94/Hwy 29 website

I-94

St. Paul

Learn about the two-year resurfacing and improvement project planned for I-94

What: Business owners and residents were encouraged to attend October open houses with project representatives to answer questions and address concerns about the I-94 resurfacing and improvement project between St. Paul and the Maplewood/Woodbury area in 2016 and 2017.

Contact: Denise Workcuff, denise.workcuff@state.mn.us

Resources: News release, I-94 project website

Hwy 100

Edina, Bloomington, St. Louis Park

Learn about the Hwy 100 pavement construction project in Edina, Bloomington and St. Louis Park

What: Open house with project representatives held July 15, 2015. Visit the Hwy 100 website to contact MnDOT representatives and learn more.

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

Resources: News release, Hwy 100 website

Hwy 149 Smith Avenue High Bridge

Learn about future improvements to Smith Avenue and Dodd Road—Highway 149—in St. Paul, West St. Paul and Mendota Heights

What: Community Workshop with project representatives to answer questions and address concerns held Thursday, Oct. 1,

Visit the Hwy 149 High Bridge website to contact MnDOT representatives and learn more.

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

Hwy 169

Learn more about the Hwy 169 project between Golden Valley and Edina

What: Open house with project representatives to answer questions and address concerns held Aug. 19. Visit Hwy 169 website to contact MnDOT representatives and learn more.

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

Resources: News release

Hwy 210

Learn more about the historic properties in the Hwy 210 project area

What: Open house with project representatives to answer questions and address concerns held Monday, Oct. 19. Visit the Hwy 210 website to contact a MnDOT representative and learn more.

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

Resources: News release, Hwy 210 project website

 

Hwy 371

Nisswa to Jenkins

What: Area residents, business owners and motorists are invited to attend an open house to learn about, and provide input on, the Hwy 371 Nisswa to Jenkins four-lane expansion project. Final design of the project is underway, construction will begin soon and all lanes of the new segment of Hwy 371 are scheduled to open in fall 2017.

Where: Tuesday, Dec. 15, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Pequot Lakes City Hall, 4638 County Road 11.

Contact: J.P. Gillach, 218-828-5706

Resources:t www.MnDOT.gov/d3/hwy371/

 

I-694

Learn more about the upcoming project to add a third lane on I-694 between Arden Hills and Shoreview. The project begins in 2016.

What: Open house with project representatives to answer questions and address concerns held Sept. 22. Visit the I-694 website to contact MnDOT representatives and learn more.

Contact: Kent Barnard, kent.barnard@state.mn.us

Resources: Meeting flier, I-694 project website