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 www.michigan.gov/stip and comments, which can be submitted here, are due by Aug. 15.