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MDOT public meeting Dec. 5 to discuss M-71 (Washington Street) improvements in Owosso

DAVISON, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) invites the public to discuss the upcoming project to improve a portion of M-71 (Washington Street) from East Main Street to Corunna Avenue in the city of Owosso in Shiawassee County. The public and other stakeholders can see the proposed improvements and provide input for the project.

Community stakeholders
City representatives
Local businesses
Interested residents
MDOT staff and contractors                 

Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2023
4 to 6 p.m.

Owosso City Hall Council Chambers
301 W. Main St.
Owosso, MI  48867

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 resurface M-71 from East Main Street to South Washington Street, rebuild M-71 from Water Street to Corunna Avenue, and replace the bridge deck over the Shiawassee River. Work includes milling, asphalt work and roadway rebuilding, including water main, storm sewer, sanitary sewer, curb and gutter, sidewalk, ramps compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), signal modernization, and pavement marking. Plans include the addition of bike lanes to both sides of Washington Street.

Throughout work, project information will be posted on MDOT's MiDrive Website.

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