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MDOT public open house for I-194 PEL study in Calhoun County

KALAMAZOO, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) invites the public to provide input on a planning and environmental linkages (PEL) study for I-194 in Calhoun County. Through this comprehensive study, MDOT will evaluate environmental and traffic safety issues, and possible improvements for future construction.

Interested residents
Community stakeholders
Local businesses

Wednesday, June 14, 2023
3 - 6 p.m.
Presentations at 4 and 5 p.m.

150 Kendall St S. Room 214
Battle Creek MI, 49037

Attendees who require mobility, visual, hearing, written or other assistance for effective participation should contact Orlando Curry at 517-241-7462 or, preferably at least five business days prior to the scheduled meeting. Forms are located on the Title VI webpage: Requests made after this timeframe will be evaluated and honored to the extent possible.

Project information:
The PEL study will focus on the I-194 corridor from the north side of the I-94/I-194 interchange to Fountain Street in Battle Creek. I-194 plays a significant role in Calhoun County by providing regional connections to I-94 and downtown Battle Creek. The PEL study is a collaborative process that considers environmental, community, and economic goals in transportation planning.

Public comment:
Public and stakeholder input is sought throughout the study. Share your comments and input using the online comment form. 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 

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