MDOT schedules annual public meetings throughout U.P.

Contact: Dan Weingarten, MDOT Office of Communications,
 WeingartenD@michigan.gov
906-250-4809
Agency: Transportation

WHAT:
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has scheduled a series of annual public input sessions to discuss the department's Five-Year Transportation Program and the State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP).

Three meetings to present and discuss the plans are scheduled in locations throughout MDOT's Superior Region to accommodate residents of the region's 15 counties:

- Sault Ste. Marie (Chippewa, Luce, and Mackinac counties),
- Escanaba (Alger, Delta, Dickinson, Marquette, Menominee, and Schoolcraft counties), and
- Houghton (Baraga, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw, and Ontonagon counties).

WHO:
MDOT Superior Region and Newberry, Ishpeming, and Crystal Falls Transportation Service Center staff
Rural planning agencies
Interested residents, business owners and non-governmental agencies

WHEN and WHERE:
Public input meetings will run from 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Monday, April 23, 2018
Houghton City Hall
616 Shelden Ave.
Houghton

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
M-TEC at Bay College
Room 2020
2000 North 30th St.
Escanaba

Thursday, April 26, 2018
International Bridge Administration,
James McIntyre Conference Room
934 Bridge Plaza
Sault Ste. Marie.

Accommodations can be made for persons with disabilities and limited English speaking ability. Large print materials, auxiliary aids or the services of interpreters, signers, or readers available upon request. Please call 517-373-9534 to request at least seven days before meeting date.

BACKGROUND:
MDOT's Five-Year Transportation Program, as well as a searchable map of projects, is available at www.michigan.gov/mdot5yearplan.

For more information, contact MDOT Superior Region Planner Vince Bevins at 906-786-1800, ext. 315, or bevinsv@michigan.gov, or MDOT Superior Region Communications Representative Dan Weingarten at 906-250-4809 or weingartend@michigan.gov.