We are required by the federal government to provide a report called an Environmental Assessment that evaluates the benefits and impacts from proposed projects.
The Environmental Assessment for Hwy 13 corridor improvements between Dakota Ave. in Savage and Nicollet Ave. in Burnsville, and reconstruction of the Dakota Ave. intersection was completed and provided for review and public comment between June 8 and July 8, 2021.
Project staff are in the process of reviewing stakeholder and public comments to the Environmental Assessment.
The responses to comments and a decision from the federal government on whether the project receives a notice of Findings of No Significant Impact (FONSI) or if additional environmental work is needed is anticipated by the end of September 2021.
About this evaluation
We are evaluating Hwy 13 between Hwy 169 in Savage and Nicollet Ave. in Burnsville for future improvements. This evaluation project will help us:
Better understand the needs and opportunities of the corridor
Develop new alternatives for Hwy 13
Reach consensus on a long-term vision for improvements