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Public notices, Jan. 27, 2012

January 27, 2012
The Journal


January 27, 2012

Legal Notice

Minnesota and US

Highway 14 Project

New Ulm to Nicollet

County Road 6,

North Mankato, Min-


The Minnesota Depart-

ment of Transportation

(MnDOT) is proposing

capacity improve-

ments along U.S.

Highway 14 in Brown

and Nicollet Counties.

The highway between

Front Street in New

Ulm and County High-

way 6 near North Man-

kato is proposed to be

expanded to a rural

four-lane divided high-

way section. Con-

struction is not

currently funded so

when the work will oc-

cur is uncertain.

MnDOT and Federal

Highway Administra-

tion (FHWA) complet-

ed their review and ap-

proval of the Final En-

vironmental Impact

Statement (FEIS). The

FEIS document

describes the pro-

posed project, poten-

tial environmental im-

pacts, proposed miti-

gation, and provides

responses to substan-

tive comments re-

ceived on the Draft

EIS. This document

also includes informa-

tion on the project pur-

pose and need, alter-

natives considered,

and funding.

Copies of the FEIS will

be available for public

viewing during busi-

ness hours at the fol-

lowing locations begin-

ning February 6, 2012:

Blue Earth County Li-

brary 100 E. Main

St., Mankato, MN


North Mankato Taylor

Library 1001 Bel-

grade Ave., North

Mankato, MN 56003

New Ulm Public Li-

brary 17 North

Broadway, New Ulm,

MN 56073

The FEIS can also be

viewed on the project

website at:



Written comments can

be submitted prior to

the close of the public

comment period on

March 12, 2012, to

Peter Harff, MnDOT

Project Manager, 2151

Bassett Drive, Manka-

to, MN 56001 or via

e-mail at

Accessibility and

ASL: The document is

available in alternative

formats to individuals

with disabilities by cal-

ling Bruce Lattu at

651-366-4718 or

1-800-657-3774; 711 or

the Minnesota Relay

Service at

1-800-627-3529. You

may asl send an

e-mail to



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