Work to begin on environmental impact statement for Xcel transmission line project, public meetings to be held this winter

By |2018-09-11T17:20:44-05:00September 11th, 2018|

The Minnesota Department of Commerce has given the green light for Xcel Energy to continue the next phase of the Huntley-Wilmarth Transmission Line project to analyze the scope by preparing the environmental impact statement. The draft statement will be published in December and will include comments from the public that were gathered in June, according to Project Manager Grant Stevenson. "The State will host additional meetings. In late January they'll have a meeting focused just on the environmental impact statement, it gives the public an opportunity to tell the State how thorough a job they think they did and if any corrections [...]

HWY 14/15 New Ulm Gateway project delayed one week due to weather

By |2018-04-03T11:24:27-05:00April 3rd, 2018|

Cool temperatures and snowfall have pushed off the start date for construction on the Highway 14/15 New Ulm Gateway project. The project was slated to kickoff on Tuesday, but MnDOT has decided to begin the project and implement a detour on April 10 at 9 a.m. Project Manager Todd Kjolstad says once the two-year project is complete there will be a number of new features along the corridor. "There's an interpretive site that will be at the brand new bridge at the intersection of 14/15, which will also have a roundabout. Bike paths and walking paths will get people there so [...]

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