MnDOT chooses roundabout for Hwy. 12

The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) and Hennepin County are poised to transform the intersection of Highway 12 and County Road 90 in Independence by constructing a roundabout in 2021.

MnDOT unveiled preliminary engineering drawings at a soft open house, held as part of Independence’s April 30 public open house on the city’s 2040 Comprehensive Plan. Later in the week, MnDOT officials moved on to a meeting of the Highway 12 Safety Coalition in Delano. The purpose of these visits was to collect feedback from anyone who would be affected by the proposed project.

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