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MDOT to host open house March 9 for US-131 improvements in Cadillac
Bob Felt, MDOT Office of Communications, firstname.lastname@example.org
WHAT: Open house-style meeting regarding a reconstruction project being planned for US-131 Business Route (BR) in Cadillac, Wexford County.
WHO: Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) representatives
WHEN: Wednesday, March 9, 2011
5 - 6 p.m.
WHERE: MDOT Transportation Service Center
Special accommodations: 800-943-6368
BACKGROUND: MDOT is planning to invest approximately $3 million to reconstruct US-131 BR (Mitchell Street) from River to 13th streets in Haring Township in the city of Cadillac. This project, part of the draft MDOT 2011-2015 Five-Year Program, is currently scheduled for 2011.
The proposed work includes reconstructing pavement, curb and gutter replacement, sidewalk replacement, drainage improvements, bridge deck replacement, and traffic signal upgrading in Cadillac. The project also includes widening River Street to Gunn/Ayre Street to provide left turns at this intersection.
A short presentation on the current design, traffic control plans, and a proposed project schedule will be given. Following the presentation, there will be an opportunity to talk one-on-one with MDOT officials.
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