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MDOT public open house April 24 to discuss draft US-131 Business Route noise study in Kalamazoo County

Kalamazoo, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is hosting a public open house to discuss the draft US-131 Business Route (BR) noise study in Kalamazoo County. Experts to answer questions will be available.

Interested residents
Community leaders
MDOT staff and consultants  

Monday, April 24, 2023
4 – 6 p.m.

MDOT Kalamazoo Transportation Service Center
5372 S 9th St
Kalamazoo, MI 49009

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 517-335-4381 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.

Study background:
A noise analysis was conducted to assess impacts associated with the US-131/US-131 BR interchange improvement project in Kalamazoo County. The proposed project includes the addition of the two interchange ramps and safety and environmental improvements. Information on the noise abatement program is available on MDOT's website.

Public comment:
MDOT is currently seeking public input on the draft noise report. Comments can be submitted via an online comment form, e-mail, phone, and in person at the public meeting. Provide your comments by May 8, 2023.

Monica Monsma
MDOT Environmental Services Section
425 West Ottawa St. 
P.O. Box 30050 
Lansing, MI 48909 

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