Public meeting Feb. 4 to discuss I-496 reconstruction in Lansing

Contact: Aaron Jenkins, MDOT Office of Communications, 517-243-9075, JenkinsA10@Michigan.gov
Agency: Transportation

WHAT:
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will be hosting a public meeting to discuss the reconstruction of I-496 between I-96 and Lansing Road planned to begin in April. During this open house-style meeting, the public will be able to meet with MDOT staff to ask questions about the project and discuss details of the proposed work.

WHO:
MDOT staff
Community stakeholders
Local businesses
Interested residents

WHEN:
Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020
4 to 7 p.m.

WHERE:
Delta Township Hall
Meeting Room A (West parking lot)
7710 West Saginaw Highway
Lansing, MI 48917

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 517-335-4381 to request at least seven days before meeting date.

BACKGROUND:
MDOT is investing approximately $60 million and working with local partners to improve I-496 between I-96 and Lansing Road. Work will include reconstructing the freeway and ramps, preventive maintenance on all the bridges and 15 structures in the project area, and making operational improvements to the entrance and exit ramps at the I-96, Creyts Road, and Waverly Road interchanges.