Virtual public meeting Feb. 22 for I-275 project in Wayne County

Contact: Diane Cross, MDOT Office of Communications, 313-375-2454
Agency: Transportation

WHAT:
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is hosting a virtual public meeting to discuss an overview of a project planned for I-275 in the communities of Ash Township, Canton Township, Huron Township, Livonia, Plymouth, Romulus, and Van Buren Township.

WHO:
MDOT representatives
Residents
Business owners
Community leaders
Media

WHEN:
4 - 5:30 p.m.
Monday, Feb. 22, 2021

WHERE:
Click here to join the Microsoft Teams Virtual Public Meeting
To join by phone without using Internet, call 248-509-0316  
Conference ID: 950 606 39#

How to attend a live event in Teams

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 are available upon request. Please send a request at least seven days prior to the event to:

Orlando T. Curry
425 W. Ottawa St.
Lansing, MI 48909
Phone: 517-241-7462
Fax: 517-335-0945
TTY: 844-578-6563

CurryO@Michigan.gov

BACKGROUND:
MDOT will be repairing and rebuilding 24 miles of I-275 between Will Carlton Road and 6 Mile Road in Wayne County in six phases over three years. The project includes 10 miles of concrete pavement repairs, 14 miles of rebuilding concrete pavement, asphalt resurfacing of four interchanges, rebuilding concrete pavement of parts or all of six interchanges, improving 65 bridges and a retaining wall, drainage improvements, sign replacements, traffic signal modernizations, intelligent transportation system (ITS) improvements, sidewalk improvements that are compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and tree replacements. Additionally, a segment of the Metro Trail will be rebuilt to replace an adjacent retaining wall.

Attendees will be able to join the virtual meeting to hear more about the project plans, ask questions, and provide feedback.

Public input is being sought to help MDOT recognize and address any concerns that may result from the project. Please submit public comment by March 9 using the online comment form, by mail, e-mail or phone to MDOT Public Involvement Specialist and Hearings Officer Monica Monsma at MonsmaM@Michigan.gov or:

Monica Monsma
MDOT Environmental Services Section
Van Wagoner Transportation Building
425 West Ottawa St. 
P.O. Box 30050 
Lansing, MI 48909 

Copies of the meeting presentation will be available by mail or e-mail. Contact Monica Monsma at 517-335-4381 or MonsmaM@Michigan.gov to request a copy.