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Department of Transportation Seeks Public Input into the I-29 Exit 77 (41st Street) Interchange Study
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For Immediate Release:  Monday, May 8, 2017

Contact:  Steve Gramm, 605.773.6641

 

Department of Transportation Seeks Public Input into the I-29 Exit 77 (41st Street) Interchange Study

 

 

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT), in collaboration with the Sioux Falls Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) and the City of Sioux Falls, will hold a public open house from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 10, at the Sioux Falls Convention Center, (1201 North West Avenue) to inform area residents of the status and preliminary recommendations of the interchange and environmental study for the I-29 Exit 77 (41st Street) Interchange.

 

The open house will be informal allowing for one on one discussion with the study team. The purpose of the meeting is to update the public on the status of the project and discuss the evaluation process and the recommendations for the project alternatives along 41st Street between Marion Road and Shirley Avenue, including improvement options to the Exit 77 Interchange along I-29. Area residents, business owners, and daily commuters are encouraged to attend and participate in the study. Comments on the Environmental process for the project will also be taken at the public information meeting. The opportunity to present written comments will be provided. Written comments will be accepted until May 24, 2017. 

 

For those who cannot attend the open house or want additional information on the overall study, information is available online at www.41ststudy.com. The presentations and displays shown at the open house will be available online within a few days after the open house meeting. The website also allows for online comments to be submitted.  The study team would appreciate hearing from the area commuters, concerned citizens, and adjacent landowners and business owners throughout the study period.

 

Notice is further given to individuals with disabilities that this open house meeting is being held in a physically accessible place. Any individuals with disabilities who will require a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the open house meeting should submit a request to the department’s ADA Coordinator at 605.773.3540 or 1.800.877.1113 (Telecommunication Relay Services for the Deaf). Please request the accommodations no later than 2 business days prior to the meeting in order to ensure accommodations are available.

 

For more information, contact Steve Gramm, planning engineer, at 605.773.6641 or by email at steve.gramm@state.sd.us.

 

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