Notice of Solicitation for Public Review and Comment

The Minnesota Department of Transportation is offering an opportunity for public review and comment on a draft list of projects to be included in the State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) for state fiscal years 2017-2018- 2019-2020 (July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2020). The program of transportation projects annually utilizes about $600 million federal funds, $306 million of state trunk highway funds, plus funds from trunk highway bonds, local agencies and other sources. The program includes local road and bridge projects utilizing federal funds; transit capital investments; state highway road and bridge projects; Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) projects; Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) projects; Transportation Alternative Program (TAP) projects; and other projects intending to utilize federal highway funds, federal transit funds, or state trunk highway funds. The draft list of projects in the STIP is available for review at the Department of Transportation

District Offices:

• District 1 – Duluth, 1123 Mesaba Avenue, Duluth, MN 55811 (Phone 218-725- 2700)

• District 2 – Bemidji, 3920 Highway 2 West, Bemidji, MN 56601 (Phone 218-755- 6500)

• District 3 – Baxter, 7694 Industrial Park Road, Baxter, MN 56425-8096 (Phone 800-657- 3971)

• District 4 – Detroit Lakes, 1000 Hwy. 10 West, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501 (Phone 800-657-3984)

• District 6 – Rochester, 2900 48th Street NW, Rochester, MN 55901-5848 (Phone 507-286-7500)

• District 7 – Mankato, 2151 Bassett Dr, Mankato, MN 56001-6888 (Phone 800-657- 3747)

• District 8 – Willmar, 2505 Transportation Road, Willmar, MN 56201 (Phone 800-657- 3792)

• Metro District – Water’s Edge Building, 1500 W. Co. Rd. B-2, Roseville, MN 55113-3174 (Phone 651-234- 7500) or the Office of Transportation System Management, Mail Stop 440, 395 John Ireland Boulevard, Third Floor South, St. Paul, MN 55155.

You have 30 days to submit written comments. Comments must be received by 4:30 p.m. on July 26, 2016. Comments are encouraged and should identify the portion of the STIP addressed, reason for the comment, and any change proposed. Please direct all correspondence to:

Deb Peña, Office of Transportation System Management Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mail Stop 440
395 John Ireland Boulevard
St. Paul, MN 55155
Email: Debbie.Pena@state.mn.us
Phone: (651) 366-3775
Office Phone: (651) 366-3798

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