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MDOT open house Sept. 12 for project to rebuild US-12/M-51 interchange in Niles

KALAMAZOO, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) invites the public to attend an open house to discuss a planned project to rebuild the US-12/M-51 interchange in Niles Township, Berrien County. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about the project and proposed changes to the interchange.

Community stakeholders

Local businesses

Interested residents

MDOT staff and contractors                 

Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2023

4 - 6 p.m.

Southwestern Michigan College Room 134

33890 US-12

Niles, MI 49120

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:
MDOT plans to invest an estimated $30 million to rebuild the US-12/M-51 interchange, rebuild US-12 from west of 3rd Street to east of M-51, and repave M-51 from Chestnut Lane to Main Street, as well as sidewalk and drainage improvements.

Work is anticipated to begin this September and be completed by November 2024.

An online comment form is available to submit feedback on the project design and plans.

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