Dakota County is working with the cities of Inver Grove Heights and South St. Paul to improve pedestrian and bicycle safety along County Road 56 (Concord Boulevard) from Highway 55 to Interstate 494. The project also includes along the Mississippi River Regional Trail segment on the east side of Concord Boulevard for 3 miles from Cahill Avenue to 65th Street E.
This study will assess 15 intersections along Concord Boulevard to identify and improve crossing safety and improve all kinds of transportation in the area. The study began in September 2022 and will be completed in January 2023.
Open house - Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023
A public open house to share feedback and crossing improvement concepts will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 25 from 5-7 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Community Center, Community Room #3 (8055 Barbara Ave., Inver Grove Heights).
Open house materials will be shared here shortly after the meeting.
Open house - Nov. 7, 2022
An open house was held Monday, Nov. 7 at Inver Grove Heights Veterans Memorial Community Center. Residents could share their thoughts and experiences with crossing Concord Boulevard and the Mississippi River Regional Trail along Concord Boulevard.
This study will follow the process below:
- Data collection
- Community engagement
- Crossing evaluation and recommendations
- Development of engineering designs
- Construction (spring 2023)
For assistance or more information
Stay up to date throughout the process by visiting this webpage. You can also contact the county's project manager if you have questions:
Bryce LeBrun, Project Manager