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Live, work, or play around downtown Prior Lake or the Highway 13/21 intersection? Or do you travel through this area often? We want to know how you use, get to, and move through the corridor.


Do you currently travel by vehicle through the 13/21 intersection?

Response Percent Response Count
Yes, every day. 55.6% 45
Yes, weekly. 30.9% 25
Yes, every so often. 9.9% 8
No, I have no need to go through this intersection. 1.2% 1
No, I avoid it if I can. 2.5% 2

Do you walk/bike through the 13/21 intersection?

Response Percent Response Count
Yes, frequently. 18.5% 15
Yes, sometimes. 27.2% 22
No, I have no interest in walking/biking through this intersection. 39.5% 32
No, but I would if there were safer options to cross. 14.8% 12

If you do travel through the 13/21 intersection, why? (Select up to three.)

Response Percent Response Count
I travel through it to get to work or school. 38.3% 31
I use it to access downtown Prior Lake businesses. 59.3% 48
I use it to access County Road 21. 61.7% 50
I use it to access Highway 13. 56.8% 46
Other 11.1% 9

Where do you live?

Response Percent Response Count
In Prior Lake, in downtown. 9.9% 8
In Prior Lake, outside of downtown. 63.0% 51
In another Scott County community. 21.0% 17
Other 6.2% 5

If you do travel through the 13/21 intersection, have you encountered the following? (Select up to three.)

Response Percent Response Count
Heavy traffic/long wait times. 79.0% 64
Traffic crashes or near-misses. 19.8% 16
Pedestrian or bicyclists crossing at intersection. 46.9% 38
Poor driver behavior (e.g. running red lights, etc.). 49.4% 40
I haven’t encountered any problems at this intersection. 8.6% 7
Other 11.1% 9

Please rate difficulty level of navigating or traveling through the 13/21 intersection, if you do so.

Response Percent Response Count
Very easy, no difficulty. 4.9% 4
Somewhat easy, some difficulty. 14.8% 12
Neither easy nor difficult, it's what I'd expect. 16.0% 13
Somewhat difficult, sometimes easy. 44.4% 36
Very difficult, rarely easy. 19.8% 16

If the 13/21 intersection is congested and I’m driving, I am most likely to...

Response Percent Response Count
Sit in traffic and wait it out. 42.0% 34
Take an alternative route on a nearby street. 53.1% 43
Avoid the area completely. 4.9% 4

What, if any, safety issue are you most concerned about around the 13/21 intersection? (Select up to three.)

Response Percent Response Count
Vehicles running a light to get through the 13/21 signal. 59.7% 43
Vehicles driving through stop signs at nearby intersections. 47.2% 34
Pedestrians and bicyclists attempting to cross 13 or 21. 43.1% 31
Cut-through traffic on nearby streets. 34.7% 25
Other 18.1% 13

If you were able to choose only one, which of the following should be the top priority for improvements to the 13/21 intersection?

Response Percent Response Count
Moving vehicles through the intersection more quickly and efficiently. 40.7% 33
Creating a safe and comfortable environment for walkers and bikers. 12.3% 10
Providing convenient access to local businesses and other local destinations. 27.2% 22
Developing a cost effective infrastructure improvement plan. 8.6% 7
Reflecting the character of Prior Lake with attractive landscaping, signage, et cetera. 1.2% 1
Other 9.9% 8

Do you have any additional comments, concerns, or would like to expand upon one of the survey questions? Please use the space below.

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michael lehnen inside District4
September 27, 2017, 3:53 AM
  • Do you currently travel by vehicle through the 13/21 intersection?
    • Yes, weekly.
  • Do you walk/bike through the 13/21 intersection?
    • Yes, sometimes.
  • If you do travel through the 13/21 intersection, why? (Select up to three.)
    • I travel through it to get to work or school.
    • I use it to access downtown Prior Lake businesses.
    • I use it to access Highway 13.
  • Where do you live?
    • In another Scott County community.
  • If you do travel through the 13/21 intersection, have you encountered the following? (Select up to three.)
    • I haven’t encountered any problems at this intersection.
  • Please rate difficulty level of navigating or traveling through the 13/21 intersection, if you do so.
    • Very easy, no difficulty.
  • If the 13/21 intersection is congested and I’m driving, I am most likely to...
    • Sit in traffic and wait it out.
  • What, if any, safety issue are you most concerned about around the 13/21 intersection? (Select up to three.)
    • Vehicles running a light to get through the 13/21 signal.
    • Vehicles driving through stop signs at nearby intersections.
  • If you were able to choose only one, which of the following should be the top priority for improvements to the 13/21 intersection?
    • Providing convenient access to local businesses and other local destinations.
  • Do you have any additional comments, concerns, or would like to expand upon one of the survey questions? Please use the space below.
    No response.
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