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May 10, 2023

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UPDATE/CORRECTION: The open house on May 23 will include updates and information about the two current studies on Highway 29: from Eighth Avenue to 18th Avenue, and on Third Avenue.

MnDOT, city of Alexandria invite public to Hwy 29 open house

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the city of Alexandria are hosting an open house on Tuesday, May 23, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., to discuss the two current pedestrian studies on Highway 29, from Eighth Avenue to 18th Avenue, and on Third Avenue in Alexandria. The event will be held at the Douglas County Public Works Building, 526 Willow Drive in Alexandria. A formal presentation is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m.

The studies will look at pedestrian safety and identify connections for people walking, biking, and rolling along and across Highway 29. This may include short-term options such as quick build safety improvements, or longer-term capital improvement recommendations. MnDOT and city staff, along with the consultant, are currently seeking feedback from the public on community goals for the corridor.

Everyone is welcome to attend the open house to learn more about two studies on Highway 29.

Representatives of the project teams will be available to discuss details and gather comments on the design alternatives of the corridors. Information boards will be setup to allow attendees the opportunity to provide input and participate in discussions specific to Highway 29.

For more information visit the Third Avenue study project website .