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Project development

MnDOT's transportation project development process

MnDOT’s transportation project development process (TPDP) outlines the steps a project manager, environmental document writer, and designer must take to bring a project to completion. The graphic below represents the phases that a project goes through from conception to completion.

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Letting,Award Engagement Public Engagement and Communications Communications Engineering Planning Scoping PreliminaryDesign Final Design Construction Operations andMaintenance Environment Environmental Review Environmental Commitments

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Engagement process

Engineering process

Environmental process