MnDOT Environmental Stewardship & Streamlining Workshop Transportation Program and Project Development in a Changing Environment

Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 9:45am
United States

Event Materials


About the Event

This workshop provided practical information on incorporating environmental review and stewardship into roadway project development. Workshop topics included defining project need, developing alternatives, reviewing National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process requirements, and assessing the impacts of commonly encountered environmental issues. Sessions covered policies and regulations, multimodal issues, and environmental hot topics. 


Program

Keynote: How Climate Change Is Playing Out In Minnesota: Extreme Weather 

  • Dr. Mark Seeley, Professor, Department of Soil, Water and Climate, University of Minnesota 

 

Project Development Challenges in the Aftermath of an Extreme Weather Event: TH210/Jay Cooke State Park

  • Moderator: Brian Larson, MnDOT
  • Todd Campbell, MnDOT
  • Brian Hogge, FHWA
  • Gary Hoeft, DNR
  • Peter Leete, DNR MnDOT Liaison

 

Streamlining and Programmatic Approaches

  • Moderator: Lynn Clarkowski, MnDOT
  • Liz Abel, MnDOT
  • Teresa Martin, MnDOT
  • Gary Reihl, MnDOT
  • Phil Forst, FHWA

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(2.46 MB PDF)

"Who Are All These People?" Lessons Learned from Working with Multiple Federal Agencies

  • Moderator: Scott Reed, HDR
  • Steve Morris, RCRRA (retired)
  • Kathryn O’Brien, Metro Transit – Central Corridor Project Office
  • Kandice Krull, FAA
  • Garneth Peterson, MnDOT

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(1.57 MB PDF)

Design-Build and Environmental Impacts

  • Moderator: Jack Corkle, WSB
  • Keri Aufdencamp, MnDOT
  • Charles Cadenhead, HDR
  • Tom Gile, Coon Creek Watershed
  • Jim Helgestad, C.S. McCrossan
  • Andi Moffatt, WSB
  • Terry Ward, MnDOT

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(160 KB PDF)

Water & Noise & Air Oh My!

  • Moderator: Scott Reed, HDR
  • Steve Morris, RCRRA (retired)
  • Kathryn O’Brien, Metro Transit – Central Corridor Project Office
  • Kandice Krull, FAA
  • Garneth Peterson, MnDOT

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(3.59 MB PDF)

Complete Streets in Minnesota

  • Moderator: Mary Jackson, MnDOT
  • Mitzi Baker, Rochester-Olmsted Planning Department
  • Elin Schold Davis, AOTA Older Driver Initiative, American Occupational Therapy Association
  • Ethan Fawley, Fresh Energy/MN Complete Streets Coalition

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(1.44 MB PDF)

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(541 KB PDF)

Army Corps of Engineers Permitting Process

  • Moderator: Gary Reihl, MnDOT
  • Chad Konickson - Southwest Section
  • Chief, Army Corps of Engineers

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(1.02 MB PDF)

NEPA - 4(f)

  • Moderator: Gary Reihl, MnDOT
  • Dave Gamble, Consultant

 

Working Together for More Transportation Choices

  • Moderator: Mary Jackson, MnDOT
  • Steve Clark, Walking & Bicycling Program Manager – Transit for Livable Communities

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(4.72 MB PDF)

An Invasive Species Lightning Round

  • Moderator: Tina Markeson, MnDOT
  • Dan Gullickson, MnDOT
  • Peter Leete, DNR/MnDOT
  • Dave Hanson, MnDOT
  • Brett Troyer, MnDOT

 


Sponsors

This event is sponsored by the MnDOT Office of Environmental Stewardship and facilitated by the Center for Transportation Studies at the University of Minnesota.