Public meeting next Wednesday for 2020 I-196 project in Grand Rapids

Contact: John Richard, MDOT Office of Communications, 616-262-1565, RichardJ2@Michigan.gov
Agency: Transportation

WHAT:
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is hosting a public meeting about next year’s road and bridge work on I-196 between Market Avenue and US-131. MDOT officials will provide project details, scheduling and traffic information. The public is invited to stop by anytime during the meeting to learn more about the project and provide comments.

WHO:
MDOT staff
Residents and interested stakeholders                       

WHEN:
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019
4:30 to 6 p.m.

WHERE:
MDOT Transportation Service Center
2660 Leonard St.
Grand Rapids, 49525

Special 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 in advance of the meeting to request.

PROJECT:
In 2020, MDOT is investing approximately $7.8 million to improve 14 bridges, along with concrete joint repairs, asphalt resurfacing, and high-friction surface coating on both directions of I-196 between Market Avenue and US-131.