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MDOT invites public input on M-14/Barton Drive PEL study

LANSING, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) invites the public to provide input on a Planning and Environmental Linkages (PEL) study for the M-14/Barton Drive PEL study. A virtual public open house is available online until Sept. 28 and provides information on the progress of the study, proposed alternatives, and opportunities for input. Through this comprehensive study, MDOT will evaluate environmental and traffic safety issues and possible improvements for future construction.

Who:
Interested residents
Commuters
Community stakeholders
Local businesses

When:
Sept. 14 - 28, 2022

Where:
M14-BartonPEL.com

Accessibility:
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: https://www.Michigan.gov/MDOT/Programs/Title-VI. 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.

Project information:
Through the M-14/Barton Drive PEL study, MDOT is analyzing the traffic, safety, environmental and social impacts of proposed Fiscal Year 2025 operational improvements to the eastbound M-14 on and off ramps at Barton Drive. The PEL study is a collaborative process that considers environmental, community, and economic goals in the transportation planning process.

Public comment:
Public and stakeholder input is sought throughout the study. Share your comments and input at M14-BartonPEL.com. Comments can also be submitted by mail, phone, and e-mail to:

Monica Monsma
MDOT Environmental Services Section
425 West Ottawa St. 
P.O. Box 30050 
Lansing, MI 48909 
517-335-4381
MonsmaM@Michigan.gov