Mackinac Straits Corridor Authority to meet March 6 in St. Ignace

Contact: James Lake, MDOT Office of Communications, 906-250-0993, LakeJ1@Michigan.gov
Agency: Transportation

WHAT:
The Mackinac Straits Corridor Authority (MSCA), tasked with overseeing construction and operation of a utility tunnel beneath the Straits of Mackinac, will meet to discuss past and ongoing exploratory and planning work for the tunnel.

WHO:
MSCA members
Enbridge representatives
Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) support staff
Interested members of the public                   

WHEN:
Friday, March 6, 2020
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

WHERE:
Little Bear East Arena
275 Marquette St.
St. Ignace, MI 49781

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

BACKGROUND:
The tunnel will house a replacement segment for the Enbridge Line 5 light oil and natural gas liquids (NGL) pipelines that currently sit on the bottom of the Straits and will accommodate other utilities to improve infrastructure connections between the peninsulas. MSCA will own the tunnel after its construction and provide independent oversight throughout its life.

March 6, 2020 MSCA Meeting Agenda