Published on Wednesday, 30 November -0001 00:00
MnDOT to host statewide stakeholder engagement meetings on 20-year Minnesota State Highway Investment Plan in October
Online interactive scenario tool and comment form also available
The public and transportation stakeholders are invited to participate in developing the 20-year Minnesota State Highway Investment Plan at meetings across the state Oct. 4-23.
Public input at these meetings is one of several important factors that will influence the Minnesota Department of Transportation's priorities over the next 20 years.
Each meeting is three hours long and begins with an overview presentation and public input session. An open house will follow, with opportunities to engage in interactive exercises and with MnDOT staff. Meeting details are below:
Willmar - Oct. 4
1-4 p.m. Kandiyohi County Health and Human Services Building, 2200 23rd St. NE
Detroit Lakes - Oct. 9
1-4 p.m. Holiday Inn 1155 Highway 10 E.
Mankato - Oct. 10
2-5 p.m. MnDOT District 7 Headquarters
2151 Bassett Drive
Duluth - Oct. 11
12:30-3:30 p.m. MnDOT District 1 Headquarters 1123 Mesaba Ave.
St. Cloud - Oct. 15
1:30 - 4:30 p.m. MnDOT District 3B Headquarters 3725 12th St. N.
Twin Cities - Oct. 16
1-4 p.m. Richfield Lutheran Church 8 W. 60th St, Minneapolis
Rochester - Oct. 17
4-7 p.m. University Center Rochester 851 30th Ave. SE
Bemidji - Oct. 22
3:30 - 6:30 p.m. MnDOT District 2A Headquarters 3920 Highway 2 W.
Twin Cities - Oct. 23
5-8 p.m. MnDOT Training and Conference Center 1900 W. County Road I, Shoreview
Visit the MnSHIP website at www.mndot.gov/planning/state
highwayinvestmentplan, for additional involvement opportunities, including:
Provide your opinion online, by visiting the "Interactive Scenario Tool" tab.
Watch recorded webinars covering the plan approach, projected revenue, description of the ten investment categories and overview of scenario planning. This is available on the "Participate" tab.
Read key background information detailing the trade-offs associated with investing at certain levels in each of the ten investment categories. This is available on the "Investment Categories & Approaches" tab.
Review the Investment Approaches Folio describing the three approaches to be discussed at the October stakeholder engagement meetings. This is available on the "Investment Categories & Approaches" tab.
Receive periodic updates via e-mail (approximately one per month). Follow the link and instructions on the "Participate" tab.
Follow the plan on Twitter @minnesotago and Facebook www.facebook.com/MinnesotaGO.
MnSHIP connects the Minnesota GO 50-year vision and policies established in the Statewide Multimodal Transportation Plan to capital improvements on the state highway system. A primary outcome of the plan is to establish priorities for spending projected capital revenue.
Any additional inquiries can be directed to the project manager, Ryan Wilson, MnDOT Office of Capital Programs and Performance Measures, at (651) 366-3537, or