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Petoskey City Council to consider grant application for US-31 Mitchell Street bridge restoration work

GAYLORD, Mich. - At the Feb. 5, 2024, City of Petoskey City Council meeting, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will be giving a brief presentation and seeking public comments on the 2025 US-31 Mitchell Street Bridge Restoration Project. The City of Petoskey, in partnership with MDOT, is seeking public input on a proposed Transportation Alternative Program (TAP) grant for funding to restore the US-31 Mitchell Street Bridge over Bear River.

Community stakeholders
City representatives
Local businesses
Interested residents
MDOT staff         

Monday, Feb. 5, 2024
6 p.m.

Petoskey City Hall, City Council Chambers (2nd Floor)
101 E Lake St.
Petoskey, MI 49770

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:
This historic bridge was built in 1930 and is 93 years old. MDOT is proposing to make necessary repairs to the bridge in 2025 to restore historic features and extend the life of the structure. For any questions on the project or grant application, please contact MDOT North Region Planner Heidi Phaneuf at 231-340-0326 or

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