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MDOT public meetings Aug 7 and 8 to discuss proposed Michigan Line safety improvements project

Detroit, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is hosting two public open houses on safety improvements on the Michigan Line, which carries Amtrak’s Detroit - Chicago passenger train service.

Interested residents
Community leaders
Local businesses
MDOT staff and consultants  

Kalamazoo open house:
Monday, Aug. 7, 2023
4:30 - 6 p.m.
MDOT Kalamazoo Transportation Service Center
5372 S. 9th St.
Kalamazoo, MI 49000

Dearborn, Ypsilanti, Wayne, Inkster open house:
Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2023
4:30 - 6 p.m.
Hampton Inn
22324 Michigan Ave.
Dearborn, MI 48124

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 purpose of this project is to enhance pedestrian safety along the railroad corridor at locations known to have hazardous conditions. Enhancements could include fencing, special pavement marking, signs, anti-trespass panels, or other improvements.

Public input:
In addition to the public meetings, comments and input may also be submitted to:

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

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