Minnesota Department of Transportation

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I-35W Minnesota River Bridge

Bloomington, Burnsville


I-35W Minnesota River Bridge Environmental Assessment

Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has concluded that the project will not cause significant environmental impacts. The FONSI (signed April 11, 2018) concludes the Federal environmental review process.

Findings of Facts and Conclusions (FOF&C)

Because MnDOT has determined that this project does not have the potential for significant environmental impacts, an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) isĀ not required. The Negative Declaration Order and the Findings of Facts and Conclusions (FOF&C) (signed April 11, 2018) concludes the Minnesota State environmental review process.

Environmental assessment

Federal and state laws require an environmental review of the project. As part of the environmental review process MnDOT prepared an environmental assessment which analyzed project design options, identified project impacts and described measures to reduce impacts.

If you would like to view the environmental assessment in an alternate format, contact us.