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June 16, 2022

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Environmental assessment released for the Hwy 11 improvement project between Roseau and Warroad

Public hearing set for June 29 in Roseau

BEMIDJI, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Transportation invites the public to attend an open house and public hearing regarding the reconditioning and safety improvements project on Highway 11 between Roseau and Warroad. The proposed project includes resurfacing between 17th Avenue Northeast in Roseau and Highway 313 in Warroad, realignment of 1.3 miles of Highway 11 south of the Roseau Municipal Airport, and reconstructing Highway 11 between 550th Avenue and 570th Avenue to a three-lane section.

The open house and public hearing will be held on June 29 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Roseau Civic Center, 121 Center Street East, in Roseau. The event will provide an opportunity for citizens to review the proposed project and potential environmental impacts, make comments, and ask questions with MnDOT officials and project staff. There will be a formal presentation starting at 5:30 p.m. followed by a time for public comments.

The Environmental Assessment/Environmental Assessment Worksheet (EA/EAW) document states the purpose and need of the project along with the anticipated social, economic, and environmental impacts. The document is available on the project website at mndot.gov/d2/projects/hwy11-roseau_warroad.

Copies of the EA/EAW are available upon request in alternative formats to individuals with disabilities. The documents are also available for public viewing during business hours at the following locations:

  • Roseau Public Library, 121 Center Street East, Roseau, MN 56751
  • Warroad Public Library, 202 Main Avenue Northeast, Warroad, MN 56763

Written comments will be accepted through the close of the 30-day public comment period on July 14. Comments should be emailed to brett.voth@hdrinc.com or mailed to HDR Attn: Brett Voth, Hwy 11 Public Comment, 1601 Utica Avenue South, Suite 600, St. Louis Park, MN 55416-3400.

To request an ASL or foreign language interpreter, call 651-366-4720. To request other reasonable accommodations, call 651-366-4718; the Minnesota Relay service toll-free at 1-800-627-3529 (TTY, Voice or ASCII) or 711, or email your request to adarequest.dot@state.mn.us.