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Property Management

MDOT's Property Management Unit provides excess property, property management (licenses/leases), railroad, and technical services.

Contact
Lori Crysler, Supervisor
517-230-1471


Property Disposal

MDOT Property Management oversees the disposal of real property interests which includes the preparation, initiation, processing and monitoring of requests to release department-owned lands for sale, rental, or lease. The unit also drafts instruments of conveyance for MDOT property disposal transactions and coordinates with the Attorney General’s office and MDOT's Bureau of Development in the execution of instruments.

Property Disposal FAQs
Property Online Auctions
Property Request Form
Abutting Owner Waiver of Purchase Form

Joe Bonsall, Property Analyst, 517-335-5452
Jenny Bullen, Property Analyst, 517-335-4370
Dawn VanHalst, Property Analyst, 517-335-4366


Property Management (Licenses/Leases)

MDOT Property Management develops and monitors statewide agricultural licenses, billboard leases/licenses, land and building leases and leases on the Blue Water Bridge.

Joe Bonsall, Property Analyst
517-335-5452


Railroad

MDOT Property Management provides technical expertise for railroad right-of-way requests/inquiries, determines ownership interest for the Office of Rail, processes sales of railroad excess properties, and monitors leases/licenses on railroad property.

Railroad Purchase FAQs
Application to Purchase MDOT owned Railroad Property (Form 609)
Request to use MDOT Controlled Railroad Property (Form 772)

Lori Crysler, Supervisor
517-230-1471


Technical

MDOT Property Management provides the department's region offices, TSCs, and the public with support and technical expertise in the areas of design plans, legal descriptions, railroad issues, property sales, right-of-way maps, and right-of-way research. Information regarding subdivisions shown on a right-of-way map or in a legal description should visit Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Land Survey and Remonumentation.

Right-of-Way Map Files

Matt Fitch, Technical Specialist
517-335-1897