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MDOT video explains future I-94 rebuilding project in Battle Creek, seeks public input

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. ­- The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is planning a four-year project to rebuild I-94 in Calhoun County from Helmer Road to F Drive North. MDOT has released a video on YouTube to help explain this Rebuilding Michigan project.

MDOT is planning the project to rebuild I-94 from west of the interchange with Helmer Road to F Drive North, a four-lane section divided freeway with an annual average daily traffic volume of 60,000 vehicles. In addition to rebuilding this section of I-94, work also includes replacing nine bridges and repairing five additional bridges.

The total investment for this project is estimated to be more than $120 million. Maintenance work to prepare for the main project will occur in 2022, while major work activities are expected to begin in 2023 and conclude in 2025.

Public input is being sought to help MDOT recognize and address any concerns that may result from the project. Provide your comments and questions using the online comment form or by mail, e-mail, or phone to MDOT Public Involvement Specialist and Hearings Officer Monica Monsma at or:

Monica Monsma
MDOT Environmental Services Section
P.O. Box 30050
Lansing, MI 48909

Funding for this project is made possible by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's Rebuilding Michigan program to rebuild the state highways and bridges that are critical to the state's economy and carry the most traffic. The investment strategy is aimed at fixes that result in longer useful lives and improves the condition of the state's infrastructure.  

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