Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Environmental Stewardship

Programs and services

Cultural resources

Balancing the state's transportation needs with historic preservation
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Environmental assessment

Support for aquatic resources, wetland mitigation, stormwater requirements, and wildlife, including federally threatened and endangered species
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Environmental modeling and testing

Air, noise, soil and water quality testing
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Environmental planning and design

Integrating visual and aesthetic details with the built environment
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Environmental investigation

Contaminated material management resources and regulated material guidance
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Roadside vegetation

Management techniques for safer traveling conditions and aesthetically pleasing landscapes
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Erosion control and stormwater management

Project design, construction and maintenance support
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Scenic byways

A cooperative effort between MnDOT and local community groups to preserve, promote and enhance some of our most scenic and historic state highway corridors.
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