MN 220 NORTH CORRIDOR STUDY

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STUDY OVERVIEW

The Grand Forks-East Grand Forks Metropolitan Planning Organization, in cooperation with MnDOT, Polk County, and the City of EAst Grand Forks, is advancing the MN 220 North Corridor Study.  The MPO has retained Alliant Consulting to assist with the study.  The study will identify and address current and projected transportation issues associated with the study area.  The study corridor comprises about two-miles of MN 220 North on the northerly edge of the City of East Grand Forks and Polk County in Minnesota.  The study area limits are approximately from the intersection of 140th Street S.W. (Township Road/North Levee) on the North side of MN 220 North, South along MN 220 North (Central Avenue) to its transition at 9th Street N.E. to DeMers Avenue.  Nine intersections will be under consideration.  The corridor provides access to primarily existing and future commercial and agricultural uses.  The purpose of the study is to develop a document that will provide recommendations for future transportation facility needs along MN 220 North and its Crossroads.  The MN 220 North Corridor Study Final Report is expected to be available in June 2019.

 

MN 220 NORTH CORRIDOR SURVEY

The MPO is inviting you, as well as, local stakeholders and advocates to actively participate in advancing this initiative. Please assist our MPO in identifying current transportation issues within the corridor. Your input will be useful when refining proposed alternatives. Please share this link with others that in your opinion may contribute to the success of the project.

Please use the link below to respond to the Survey:

 

MN 220 NORTH STUDY MAP

 

PUBLIC INVOLVEMENT

The Grand Forks-East Grand Forks Metropolitan Planning Organization has a public involvement plan that requires public participation when preparing plans and programs.  The goal is to build informed consensus towards a vision that can guide future transportation investments along MN 220 North.  The Public Involvement process will ensure engagement with key stakeholders and the public at important milestones within the project; thus, all involved are informed and can provide the vital input required to shape the study.

MN 220 NORTH/17TH STREET N.W. TURNING MOVEMENT MAP

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DRAFT FINAL REPORT – UNDER REVIEW

 

PUBLIC MEETING INFORMATION

December 18, 2018 Public Meeting

  1.   Open House Handout
  2.   Meeting Display Boards
  3.   Existing Conditions

February 19, 2019 Public Meeting

  1. Open House Agenda And Handouts
  2. Meeting Minutes
  3. Alternatives Analysis Power Point

 

CONTACT

For more information please contact:

Jairo Viafara, Senior Planner, AICP
E-Mail:  jairo.viafara@theforksmpo.org
Phone:  (701) 746-2656 (MWF) or (218) 399-3372 (T TH)