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Sept. 9, 2022

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Public information meeting set Sept. 22 for Hwy 56 reconstruction project in LeRoy

LEROY, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) invites the public to attend an information meeting on Thursday, Sept. 22 to learn more about future construction on Highway 56 in LeRoy. Attendees can choose from two meeting times. People will have time to view project boards and maps, speak with project managers and ask questions.

Public meeting information

Time: 5-6 p.m.
Date: Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022
Place: LeRoy Community Center, 204 W Main St., LeRoy
Information: This meeting is geared toward the general public. Everyone is welcome. The meeting will start at 5 p.m. with a brief presentation.

Business meeting information

Time: Noon-1 p.m.
Date: Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022
Place: LeRoy Community Center, 204 W Main St., LeRoy
Information: This meeting is geared toward business owners however the general public is welcome to attend if it is more convenient. The meeting will start at noon with a brief presentation.

Background

MnDOT is planning to reconstruct a 1.2-mile stretch of Highway 56 in LeRoy starting in the spring of 2024.
This work will fix deteriorating pavement conditions, improve drainage, enhance student crosswalk safety and make pedestrian improvements to meet current accessibility standards. MnDOT has also identified several trees along Highway 56 that will need to be removed starting in fall 2023.

Stay connected, informed

MnDOT invites and encourages participation by all people in their programs, services and activities.

  • If you need an ASL, a foreign language interpreter, or documents in an alternative format (such as braille, large print or in a different language) at no cost, please email your request to Janet Miller at ADArequest.dot@state.mn.us or call 651-366-4720. Relay service: 711.
  • If you need any another reasonable accommodation to participate (such as seating modification or auxiliary aids), please email your request to Accessibility.DOT@state.mn.us or call 1-833-400-8432. Relay service: 711.

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