Federal Infrastructure Plan Workshop

Chaska Event Center - 3210 Chaska Blvd, Chaska, MN 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Co-Hosts: Minnesota Transportation Alliance & Minnesota Department of Transportation

Join your colleagues and learn the details you need to know regarding the recently passed federal infrastructure legislation – the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA). 

This five-hour Workshop (including lunch) will explore the policy and funding details, outline new discretionary grant programs and give you an opportunity to provide input as MnDOT works to plan for new federal funds and new policy provisions.


11:00 AM      Welcome – MnDOT Commissioner Margaret Anderson Kelliher

                     Summary of Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) – MnDOT Staff

  • Overall Funding Levels
  • Funding for Roads and Bridges
  • Funding for Transit and Active Transportation
  • State/Local Match Requirements
  • Equity, Reconnecting Communities
  • Sustainability/Resiliency
  • Safety

12:00 Noon   Lunch

12:30 PM      Continued Discussion of IIJA – MnDOT Staff

  • Discretionary Grant Programs
  • Build Back Better Proposal
  • Project Delivery
  • Local Government Funding
  • Rail, Airports
  • Corridor Studies

1:30 PM        Small Group Discussion

2:30 PM        Group Reports

3:15 PM        Mentimeter Exercise

3:30 PM        Closing Remarks – Margaret Donahoe, MN Transportation Alliance

  • State-Level Advocacy for 2022