Public Engagement


Open House 3  

Project staff from Inver Grove Heights and Dakota County hosted a community meeting on Monday. January 30th to share more information about the planned reconstruction of 117th Street. The roadway is an important route for industries in IGH and the region.

View layout of preferred alternative

View Open House #3 boards 

Preferred Alternative Identified

The 117th Street Reconstruction Project team has identified a preferred alternative. The preferred alternative was refined based on feedback from the second open house, stakeholder discussions and insights from the project team.

View the preferred alternative here.

Open House #2

Project partners hosted an in-person public open house on Thursday, December 16 from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Community Center (8055 Barbara Ave). The in-person meeting did not include a formal presentation. Materials presented at the meeting are available here:

View Open House #2 Boards

View Open House #2 Handout

View Open House #2 Comment Card

View Layout of One Trail Alternative

View Layout of Two Trail Alternative


Previous Engagement

The 117th Street Reconstruction Project hosted two live virtual open house meetings on Thursday, July 22. Project partners introduced the project, discussed potential roadway improvements, answered community questions, and introduced a short survey to better understand community priorities, issues and opportunities. The same information was presented at each meeting and community members had the option to call in or join the meeting via the internet.

The 117th Reconstruction Project recently completed the short survey, which closed for comments on Friday, August 6.

View the Open House presentation #1 PDF

View a recording of the lunch hour Virtual Open House 

View a recording of the evening Virtual Open House



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