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Feb. 8, 2024

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Environmental Assessment Worksheet comment period opens for Hwy 10 project in Wadena

BAXTER, Minn. – The Environmental Assessment Worksheet (EAW) for proposed improvements to Highway 10 in Wadena, is available for review and comment from Feb. 13 to March 14, 2024, reports the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

MnDOT will improve and expand Highway 10 to four lanes, two in each direction, from west of Wadena at 620th Avenue, Otter Tail County, to east of Wadena at Oink Joint Road/140th Street, Wadena County, in 2025–2026. The project includes roundabouts at County Road 92/11th Street NW (formerly 640th Avenue) and Harry Rich Drive, along with a J-turn at County Road 75.

Copies of the EAW, which documents the purpose and need of the project along with the potential environmental impacts, are available for public viewing during business hours at the following locations:

  • Wadena City Hall: 222 2nd St. SE, Wadena, MN 56482
  • Wadena City Library: 210 First St. SW, Wadena, MN 56482

An electronic copy of the EAW can be accessed from MnDOT’s project website. The 30-day public comment period opens Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2024, and closes Thursday, March 14, 2024. Comments can be sent to Ben Meister, MnDOT District 3 environmental coordinator, at benjamin.meister@state.mn.us; Minnesota Department of Transportation, 7694 Industrial Park Road, Baxter, MN 56425; or through the comment box on the project website.

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

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