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MDOT requests public input Aug. 23 - Sept. 13 for M-14/Barton Drive PEL study in Washtenaw County

Ann Arbor, 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 interchange. A virtual public open house is available until Sept. 13 providing information on the draft final study report and opportunities for input. Through this comprehensive study, MDOT will evaluate environmental and traffic safety issues, as well as possible improvements for future construction.

Interested residents
Community stakeholders
Local businesses     

Wednesday, Aug. 23 - Friday, Sept. 13, 2023


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:
Through the M-14/Barton Drive PEL study, MDOT analyzed the traffic, safety, environmental, and social impacts of various interchange alternatives to the M-14/Barton Drive interchange on and off ramps. 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 Comments can also be submitted until Sept. 13 using the online comment form, 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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