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Michigan DOT transportation plan open for public comment

Updated Jul 25, 2016

Screen Shot 2016-07-21 at 11.20.12 AMThe Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is seeking public comment on its draft 2017-2020 State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP).

The plan forecasts $7.3 billion will be available one state’s federal-aid highway system and estimates $2.8 billion will be needed for operations and maintenance costs on the federal-aid system. Rural highways in the plan have a commitment total of $861.3 million.

STIPS are required in the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act and includes a list of proposed projects over the four-year period. MDOT’s plan is made up of 14 separate documents that also include metropolitan planning organization program details.

The document is available for review at and comments, which can be submitted here, are due by Aug. 15.