Attachment A For Local Governments Requesting a 2014 Capital Appropriation I. Project Basics
of the local government or political subdivision that is submitting the request:
City of Richfield
Project priority number
(if the applicant is submitting multiple requests):
(please list town(s)/city(ies) and county(ies):
City of Richfield, Hennepin County
Ownership and Operation
: Who will own the facility: ____MN/DOT______________________ Who will operate the facility: ____City of Richfield___________________ Names of any private entities that will occupy/use any portion of the building: 6)
Project contact person
(name, phone number and email address):
Steve Devich, Richfield City Manager 6700 Portland Avenue S, Richfield, MN 55423 612.861.9702 email@example.com
II. Project Description
Description and Rationale:
This request is for $12,500,000 in state bond funding to predesign, design, and construct a new 77
Street underpass of T.H. 77 located in Richfield and Hennepin County. This underpass is needed to complete the final piece of the 77
Street corridor, designed as an arterial reliever to I-494 in order to reduce congestion. Additional benefit from the underpass includes:
Improved access to and from the Metro Transit South Garage facility
Direct access for bicyclists, pedestrians, and transit users from Richfield to MSP International Airport and the Mall of America.
Improved redevelopment potential through enhanced access to south east Richfield.
Improved access to/from MSP Airport Cargo facilities.