Public Open Houses


November 16, 2016
5:30-7:30 PM
5th Precinct Community Room
3131 Nicollet Avenue

Meeting Notice (PDF)


Environmental Assessment Public Open House Meetings were held on April 5 and 19, 2016.

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October 25, 2016
8:30-10:30 AM
Colin Powell Center

December 6, 2016
8:30-10:30 AM
Colin Powell Center

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Hidden Items


Negative declaration on the need for an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).

On 8/10/2016, MnDOT determined an EIS is not needed for this project. MnDOT has determined that proposed project as described in the Environmental Assessment does not have the potential for significant environmental impacts. MnDOT has concluded that an Environmental Impact Statement is not required, and has issued a Negative Declaration Order for the project. The Findings of Fact and Conclusions signed 8/10/2016 supports this decision, and concludes the Minnesota state environmental review process.

The Finding of No Significant Impacts signed 8/23/2016 supports this decision.


Finding of No Significant Impacts (FONSI)

On 8/23/2016, the Federal Highway Administration issued a Finding of no significant impacts (FONSI). This concludes the federal environmental review process.


Environmental Assessment (EA)

On March 28, 2016, MnDOT issued an Environmental Assessment for public review and comment during the period from March 28, 2016 through April 27, 2016. Public hearing/open house meetings to review and comment on the EA were held Tuesday, April 5, 2016 and Tuesday, April 19, 2016 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Colin Powell Center, 2924 4th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55408.