Public open house Jan. 28 to discuss I-75/M-46 construction in Saginaw County

Contact: Jocelyn Hall, MDOT Office of Communications, 989-245-7117, HallJ20@Michigan.gov
Agency: Transportation

WHAT:
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will hold a public open house to discuss plans to rebuild I-75 from Hess Avenue to the south I-75/I-675 interchange, and M-46 from Outer Drive to the signalized entrance of Nexteer Automotive. MDOT will widen I-75 from three lanes in each direction to four lanes, replace the M-46 bridge spanning I-75, and rebuild the I-75/M-46 interchange.

Construction of this $61 million investment is expected to begin this spring with work occurring primarily on the M-46 bridge and interchange. I-75 construction is planned for the 2021 construction season with an estimated completion of spring 2022. MDOT project managers as well as the contractor will be on hand to discuss the selected design alternatives, scope of work, and expected traffic impacts during this open house-style meeting.

WHO:
Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) officials
CA Hull
Interested residents and business owners

WHEN:
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020
5 - 7 p.m.

WHERE:
Buena Vista Township Hall
1160 South Outer Drive
Saginaw, MI 48601

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 call 517-335-4318 to request at least seven days before meeting date.

BACKGROUND:
MDOT plans to rebuild and widen 2 miles of I-75 from Hess Avenue to the south I-75/I-675 interchange, and the M-46 interchange. This work will help manage congestion on I-75 while replacing aging infrastructure and making improvements to the I-75/M-46 interchange. Interchange improvements will support congestion mitigation and safety.

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