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Meeting to discuss roundabout and business spur reconstruction project

There will be a short presentation followed by a question and answer period
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NEWS RELEASE

MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

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SAULT STE MARIE, MICH. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) invites the public to a meeting to discuss the planned 2018-2019 I-75 Business Spur (BS) reconstruction and roundabout project in Sault Ste. Marie.

There will be a short presentation at 5 p.m. followed by a question and answer period. There will be opportunities for residents and business owners to ask questions or speak one-on-one with MDOT officials.

When:

Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017 from 5-7 p.m.

Where:

City Commission Chambers, City Hall, 225 East Portage Ave., Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.

Special accommodations:

Accommodations can be made for persons with disabilities and limited English speaking ability. Large print materials, auxiliary aids or the services of interpreters, signers, or readers available upon request. Please call 517-373-2227 to request at least seven days before meeting date.

Background:

MDOT and the city of Sault Ste. Marie are investing $11.2 million to reconstruct 2.2 miles of roadway and construct a roundabout combining the intersections of 3 Mile Road/Mackinac Trail and I-75 BS/Mackinac Trail in Sault Ste. Marie.

The project includes modernization of two traffic signal locations. As part of the project, the city will also construct sidewalks and sanitary sewer, and relocate water mains. The project is scheduled to be constructed in phases over two years, beginning in April 2018 and to be completed in October 2019.

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