MDOT virtual public meeting Oct. 1 to discuss I-75/Newport Road interchange project in Monroe County

Contact: Aaron Jenkins, MDOT Office of Communications, 517-243-9075
Agency: Transportation

WHAT:
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) invites the public to attend a virtual public meeting regarding the upcoming rebuilding of the Newport Road bridge over I-75 and the proposed building of roundabouts at each end of the bridge, along with rebuilding ramps at the interchange. During this virtual meeting, there will be a brief presentation followed by a question and answer session. Questions can be submitted during the meeting using the chat tool.

WHO:
MDOT staff and contractors
Community stakeholders
Local businesses
Interested residents                

WHEN:
Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020
1 p.m. 

How:
Microsoft Teams virtual public meeting

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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. To make a request, please send it at least seven days prior to the event to:

Orlando T. Curry
425 W. Ottawa St.
Lansing, MI 48909
Phone: 517-241-7462
Fax: 517-335-0945
TTY: 844-578-6563
CurryO@Michigan.gov

BACKGROUND:
The project limits are the I-75/Newport Road interchange. The project includes replacing the bridge and rebuilding the interchange.

COMMENT FORM:
Public input is being sought to help MDOT recognize and address any concerns that may result from the project. Please submit public comment by Oct. 14, 2020. Provide your comments and questions using the online comment form by mail, e-mail or phone to MDOT Public Involvement Specialist and Hearings Officer Monica Monsma at MonsmaM@Michigan.gov or:

Monica Monsma
MDOT Environmental Services Section
425 West Ottawa St. 
PO Box 30050 
Lansing, MI 48909 
517-335-4381