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MDOT and City of Detroit to host project meetings March 9 for M-5 (Grand River Avenue) work in northwest Detroit

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) and the City of Detroit will host two open house-style public meetings to kick off Phase 2 of construction and provide an overview of the M-5 (Grand River Avenue) project that includes a road diet between M-39 (Southfield Freeway) and Berg Road, east of US-24 (Telegraph Road). This project will convert seven lanes to five lanes with defined on-street parking and bike lanes. There will be an opportunity for the community and residents to review project details and locations as well as have an opportunity to ask questions.

MDOT staff
City of Detroit (Neighborhoods, and Planning and Development Department)
Project consultants
Residents, local businesses and interested stakeholders                                

MEETING #1 (Morning Session):
Monday, March 9, 2020
10 a.m. to noon

Old Redford Banquet Facilities
17405 Lahser Road
Detroit, MI 48219

MEETING #2 (Evening Session):
Monday, March 9, 2020
6 to 8 p.m.

Redford Public Library
21200 Grand River Ave.
Detroit, MI 48219

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.

MDOT and the City of Detroit have partnered to implement this $16 million project on M-5 (Grand River Avenue) that includes resurfacing, sidewalks, and water main and lead services work between M-39 and Berg Road, in addition to streetscaping in two sections, from Cooley Street to McNichols Road and from Evergreen Road to Glastonbury Road. 

Project area:

Phase 2 construction is set to begin in mid-March. 

Information on previous community meetings and City of Detroit neighborhood planning in the Grand River Northwest corridor can be found at