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Sept. 19, 2023

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MnDOT to host public meetings for the Highway 61 study from I-94 to Lower Afton Road

ROSEVILLE, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Transportation will host two public meetings in September and October for the Highway 61 study from Interstate 94 to Lower Afton Road in St. Paul.

The first meeting will be in person on Tuesday, Sept. 26 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Battle Creek Recreation Center, 75 Winthrop St. S., in St. Paul. MnDOT staff will provide information about the Highway 61 study. During the meeting attendees will be able to share their input and ask questions of the study team. There will be a brief presentation at 5:30 p.m. and activities throughout the event. Attendees are encouraged to come and go on their own schedule.

The second meeting will take place virtually on Thursday, Oct. 5 from 12 to 1:30 p.m. A link for the virtual meeting is available on the study webpage. The virtual meeting will include a presentation, discussion and a question-and-answer session.

If members of the public are unable to attend the meetings, they can provide comments using an online survey.

Highway 61 is an important route for many, including commuters, freight carriers, and residents. MnDOT is conducting the Highway 61 study to determine what safety, mobility, and accessibility improvements are needed to support the ways people travel along and across Highway 61. These improvements will be considered for a 2027 resurfacing project. For more information about this study, or to sign up for email updates, visit mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy61stpaul/.

MnDOT invites and encourages participation by all. If you need an ASL, foreign language interpreter, or other reasonable accommodation, or need documents in an alternative format (such as braille or large print), please email your request to ADArequest@state.mn.us or call 651-366-4720.