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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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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

Hwy 14 aesthetic input survey

Help MnDOT gather input for aesthetics and funding options for upcoming Hwy 14 work on three bridges, 7th St. street-scaping and landscaping. The survey was open until April 22, 2016.

Resources: Hwy 14 project site

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.

When: Sept. 24, 2015

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

Moose Lake area projects

Moose Lake

Learn more about the resurfacing and accessibility improvements on Hwys 27, 73 and 289 and new turn lanes on Hwy 73

When: Tuesday, March 15, 2016

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

Resources: News release, Moose Lake area project site

Southeast Minnesota transit

Red Wing, Northfield, Albert Lea, Winona

Learn more about inter-county and intercity transit service opportunities in southeastern Minnesota

What: Four public meetings held March 16-17 to discuss how transit will be developed to meet the needs of residents, businesses, institutions and human service providers. See the news release for dates and times in your area.

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

Resources: News release, Southeast transit site

Willmar Wye project

Willmar

Learn more about the Willmar Rail Connector and Industrial park access (Wye) project.

When: Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016.

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

Resources: News release, Willmar Wye project site

Glenwood downtown reconstruction

Glenwood

When: Thursday, April 14, 2016

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

Resources: News release

St. Cloud area road projects

St. Cloud

When: Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Contact: JP Gillach, james.gillach@state.mn.us

Resources: News release, Hwy 15 project site, I-94 project site

Winona bridge

Winona

Learn more about the Winona bridge project

When: Monday, May 2, 2016

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

Resources: News release, Winona bridge project website

Hwy 4

St. James

When: May 13, 2015

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

Resources: News release, Hwy 4 website

Hwy 8

Chisago

Learn more about the Hwy 8 reconstruction work

When: Thursday, March 10, 2016

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

Resources: News release, Hwy 8 project site

Hwy 10

Wadena

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

When: Monday, Dec. 14, 2015

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

Resources: Hwy 10 website

Hwy 10

Detroit Lakes

When: Monday, April 18, 2016

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

Resources: News release

Hwy 12

Litchfield

Learn more about the Hwy 12 project in downtown Litchfield

When: Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016

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

Resources: News release, Downtown Litchfield project site

Hwy 12 and Hwy 71/Willmar Bypass

Willmar

When: Thursday, April 7, 2016

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

Resources: News release, Hwy 12 project page, Hwy 71/Willmar bypass project page

Hwy 12

Litchfield

When: Tuesday, April 19, 2016

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

Resources: News release, Hwy 12 study site

Old Hwy 14

Owatonna

When: May 5, 2015

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

Resources: News release

Hwy 14

New Ulm

Learn more about the Hwy 14 project in New Ulm

When: Thursday, March 31, 2016

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

Resources: News release, Hwy 14 project site

Hwy 14

Eagle Lake

Learn more about the Hwy 14 access safety improvements at three intersections

When: Tuesday, May 10, 2016

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

Resources: News release, Reduced conflict intersections website

Hwy 15

Fairmont

Learn more about the 2017 Hwy 15 project in Fairmont

When: Monday, March 7, 2016

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

Resources: News release, Hwy 15 project site

Hwy 15 and Stearns CR 1

St. Cloud, Sartell

When: Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Contact: JP Gillach, james.gillach@state.mn.us

Resources: Hwy 15 project site

Hwy 19

New Ulm

Learn more about the Hwy 19 project from Fairfax to Morton.

When: Thursday, March 31, 2016

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

Resources: News release, Hwy 19 project site

Hwy 22

Mapleton, Beauford

Learn more about the Hwy 22 designs for reconstruction in the Mapleton area scheduled for 2017-18.

When: Wednesday, March 16, and Thursday, March 24, 2016

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

Resources: News release, Hwy 22 project site

Hwy 23

Marshall

When: Tuesday, April 12, 2016

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

Resources: News release, Hwy 23 safety assessment site

Hwy 23

Cottonwood

Learn more about the Hwy 23 Hwy 23 passings lanes project between Hanley Falls and Cottonwood

When: Tuesday, May 17, 2016

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

Resources: News release, Hwy 23 passing lanes project page

Hwy 23

New London to Paynesville

When: Tuesday, May 17, 2016

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

Resources: News release, Hwy 23 New London to Paynesville gap project page

Hwy 23

Marshall

When: Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016

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

Resources: News release, Hwy 23 safety assessment site

Hwy 23

Hawick

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

When: Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016

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

Resources: Hwy 23 expansion project website

Hwy 23

New London to Paynesville

When: July 28, 2015

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

Resources: News release

Hwy 23

Paynesville to Richmond

When: Sept. 24, 2015

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

Resources: Hwy 23 website

Hwy 23

Clara City and Raymond

When: Two open houses held in November, 2015

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

Resources: News release

Hwy 23/Grand Ave.

Duluth

When: Weekly public meetings began June 10, 2015

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

Resources: Hwy 23 website, News release

Hwy 25, 55

Buffalo

Learn more about the Hwy 25, 55 project in Buffalo

When: Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Contact: JP Gillach, james.gillach@state.mn.us

Resources: Hwy 25, 55 project site

Hwy 30

East of Hayfield

Hwy 30 bridge replacement project east of Hayfield in 2016.

When: Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015

Contact: Mike Dougherty

Resources: News release

Hwy 32

Middle River

Learn more about the Hwy 32 project

When: May 13, 2015

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

When: Sept. 22, 2015

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

Resources: News release

I-35

Lino Lakes

Learn more about the I-35W/I-35E and I-35 resurfacing and bridge replacement project

When: Thursday, May 12, 2016

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

Resources: News release, I-35 Lino Lakes project page

I-35E

White Bear Lake/Vadnais Heights

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

When: Sept. 29, 2015

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.

When: October 2015.

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

When: 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

When: Sept. 2, 2015

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

Resources: News release

Hwy 52

Cannon Falls

Learn more about a 10-day project to correct curbing on the Hwy 52 east side interchange roundabout.

When: Friday, April 22, 2016

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

Resources: News release

Hwy 56

Adams

Learn more about the Hwy 56 bridge replacements

When: Monday, May 16, 2016

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

Resources: News release, Hwy 56 bridge project page

Hwy 58

Rochester

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

When: Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015

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

When: Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015

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

When: Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016

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

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

Hwy 59/CR 22 roundabout

Detroit Lakes

Learn more about the proposed Hwy 59/CR 22 roundabout

When: Tuesday, May 3, 2016

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

Resources: News release

Hwy 61

Red Wing

Learn more about year two of the Red Wing Hwy 61 project

When: Thursday, March 10, 2016

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

Resources: News release, Hwy 61 project site

Hwy 61/Gilmore Ave

Rochester

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

When: July 30, 2015

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

Resources: News release, Hwy 61 project website

Hwy 61/Gilmore Ave

Winona

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

When: Thursday, March 31, 2016

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

Resources: News release, Hwy 61 project website

Hwy 61/Hwy 41

Carver County

Learn more about the Hwy 61/Hwy 41 project

When: Tuesday, April 19, 2016.

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

Resources: News release, Hwy 61/Hwy41 project site

Hwy 61/97

Forest Lake

Learn more about the Hwy 61/97 road reconstruction in Forest Lake

When: Tuesday, March 15, 2016

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

Resources: News release, Hwy 61/97 project site

Hwy 63

Red Wing

Learn more about the Hwy 63 bridge project in Red Wing.

When: Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016

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

Resources: News release, Red wing bridge project site

Hwy 63

Red Wing

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

When: 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

When: June 15, 2015

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

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

Hwy 68

Milroy

When: Tuesday, April 12, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. .

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

Resources: News release, Hwy 68 project site

Hwy 71

Jackson

Learn more about the bridge replacement project in Jackson

When: Monday, Feb. 29, 2016

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

Resources: News release, Hwy 71 project site

Hwy 7/71

Roundabout Open House

When: Held at multiple locations and times. Visit the Hwy 7/71 website to find a meeting.

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

When: May 27, 2015 and March 29, 2016

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

I-94

Maplewood, Woodbury

Learn more about the two-year resurfacing and improvement project on I-94 between St. Paul and the Maplewood/Woodbury area

When: Wednesday, March 30, 2016

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

Resources: News release, I-94 project site

Hwy 100

Edina, St. Louis Park

Learn more about the Hwy 100 construction projects in Edina and St. Louis Park

When: Wednesday, March 30, 2016

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

Resources: News release, Hwy 100 project site

Hwy 100

Edina, Bloomington, St. Louis Park

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

When: July 15, 2015

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

When: Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015

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

Hwy 169

Western Twin Cities

Learn more about the Hwy 169 project between Hwy 55 in Golden Valley and Hwy 62 in Edina.

When: Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016

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

Resources: News release, Hwy 169 project site

Hwy 169

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

When: Aug. 19, 2015

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

Resources: News release

Hwy 169

Ely

Learn more about the Hwy 169 Eagles Nest Lake reconstruction project in Ely

When: Tuesday, April 26, 2016

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

Resources: News release, Hwy 169 Eagles Nest Lake project site

Hwy 169 and Hwy 37 roundabout

Hibbing

Learn more about the Hibbing roundabout on Hwys 169 and 37.

When: Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016

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

Resources: Hibbing roundabout project site

Hwy 210

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

When: Monday, Oct. 19, 2015

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

Resources: News release, Hwy 210 project website

Hwy 250

Lanesboro

Learn more about the Hwy 250 bridge replacements planned for this summer.

When: Wednesday, April 27, 2016.

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

Resources: News release

Hwy 371

Nisswa to Jenkins

When: Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015

Contact: JP Gillach, 218-828-5706

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

Hwy 371

Nisswa, Pequot Lakes, Jenkins

When: Friday, April 15, 2016

Contact: JP Gillach, james.gillach@state.mn.us

Resources: Hwy 371 project site

I-494

Learn more about the I-494 construction project in the western Twin Cities Metro area

When: Monday, March 21, 2016

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

Resources: News release, I-494 project site

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.

When: Sept. 22, 2015

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

Resources: Meeting flier, I-694 project website