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MDOT public meeting June 7 to discuss M-17/US-12 BR project in Washtenaw County

LANSING, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) invites the public to attend an open house regarding the project on M-17/US-12 Business Route (BR) (Washtenaw Avenue, Hamilton Avenue, and Huron Street) to repair pavement, install bike lanes, upgrade pedestrian crossings, and build a nonmotorized pathway. Work is currently scheduled to begin immediately. During this meeting, there will be a brief presentation at 6 p.m. followed by an informational open house.

MDOT staff
Interested residents
Community stakeholders
Local businesses           

Tuesday, June 7, 2022
5 - 8 p.m. 

Riverside Arts Center
76 Huron St.
Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Accommodations can be made for persons who require mobility, visual, hearing, written, or other assistance for participation. Large print materials, auxiliary aids or the services of interpreters, signers, or readers are available upon request. Please contact Orlando Curry at 517-241-7462 or complete Form 2658 for American Sign Language (ASL) located on the Title VI webpage: Requests should be made at least five days prior to the meeting date. Reasonable efforts will be made to provide the requested accommodation or an effective alternative, but accommodations may not be guaranteed.

MDOT, in partnership with the City of Ypsilanti, will be repairing the existing pavement, reduce lanes, reconfigure intersections, and install new buffered bike lanes on Washtenaw Avenue, Hamilton Avenue, and Huron Street from Cross Street to Harriet Street.

In partnership with the City of Ypsilanti and Ypsilanti Township, MDOT is also planning to build a new nonmotorized pathway on the Huron Street bridge over I-94. The pathway will connect the city of Ypsilanti and Ypsilanti Township for nonmotorized users by providing a safe and separated path over the freeway.

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