Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Hwy 47 and BNSF Railroad Crossing Study


Public meetings

Get Involved & Stay Updated

We want hear from you: We will coordinate with local leaders, businesses and community members to gather input to better understand mobility needs along Hwy 47/Ferry St. for motorists, pedestrians, bicyclists and trains.


Information about upcoming meetings will be posted as details become available.

Wed, Sept. 18

Open House for all Hwy 10 Corridor Improvement Projects
Time: Afternoon/evening TBD
Greenhaven Golf Course
2800 Greenhaven Rd, Anoka

Past meetings


  • Feb. 2: Open House
    • MnDOT and the city of Anoka provided the outcome of the Feasibility Study conducted to learn more about how to improve safety for motorists, bicyclists and trains.


  • June 21: Open House
    • MnDOT and the city of Anoka talked with and provided information about the study to more than 100 people in attendance at the open house, including local residents, commuters and businesses. The team also asked open house attendees to provide input on study area plots, including both alternatives for the proposed project, on display at the open house.
      • Key themes provided at the open house included: a preference towards the proposed alternative 1 (build over the roadway); making Hwy 47/Ferry St. a four lane road; flatten the curves in the roadway; safety is an issue in this area; construction impacts on the Anoka County Fair; difficulty of accessing Hwy 47/Ferry St. from side streets; and the proposed detour is a concern
      • Meeting Boards (PDF)

For a complete summary of the Open House, contact kent.barnard@state.mn.us.