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MDOT taking public comments on proposed road diet on M-43 (Grand River Avenue) in Williamston

LANSING, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) invites the public to participate in an online comment period for a proposed four- to three-lane conversion on M-43 (Grand River Avenue) in Williamston.

Interested residents
Community stakeholders
Local businesses             

Monday, Nov. 20 - Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2023

Online comment form

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.

A four- to three-lane conversion, also known as a road diet, is proposed on M-43 (Grand River Avenue) from West Zimmer Road to Block Street, and one block north and south of M-43 on Putnam Street. Road diets can improve mobility, safety, and access for all road users. For more information on road diets, please visit the Federal Highway Administration Road Diets webpage.

Public comment:
Please submit public comments by Dec. 13 using the online comment form, or by mail or e-mail to MDOT Public Involvement Specialist and Hearings Officer Monica Monsma at

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

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