MDOT open house for US-131 BR road and bridge project in Constantine

Contact: Nick Schirripa, MDOT Office of Communications, SchirripaN@Michigan.gov, 269-208-7829
Agency: Transportation

WHAT:
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is hosting an open house to discuss the possibility of reducing the US-131 Business Route (BR) (North Washington Street) bridge over the St. Joseph River from four lanes to two lanes.

WHO:
MDOT representatives
Residents and business owners
Media

WHEN:
6 - 8 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020

WHERE:
Constantine Village Office
115 White Pigeon St.
Constantine, MI 49042

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 planning a US-131 BR road and bridge construction project in the village of Constantine, St. Joseph County, for 2021. Part of the project may include reducing the width of the bridge, as well as the number of US-131 BR lanes north of the bridge from four lanes to three lanes. The project begins near Stears Road and ends at Spring Street.