Public Open House To Discuss Michigan Ave Project In Detroit

Detroit, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is hosting a public open house to discuss the planned 2025 US-12 Detroit Mobility and Innovation Corridor project in Detroit.

Located in the historic Corktown neighborhood, the project involves rebuilding US-12 (Michigan Avenue) between Cass Avenue and I-96. Attendees can receive updates on the current design and next steps since the conclusion of the environmental study in 2022.   

Interested residents and commuters
Community leaders
Local businesses
MDOT and consultant staff members

Monday, Sept. 18, 2023
4-6 p.m.

IBEW Local 58
1358 Abbott St.
Detroit, MI 48226

Attendees who require mobility, visual, hearing, written or other assistance for effective participation should contact Orlando Curry at 517-241-7462 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 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:
The US-12 Detroit Mobility and Innovation Corridor project will rebuild and repurpose a 2-mile stretch of US-12 (Michigan Avenue) in Corktown. Located between I-96 and Cass Avenue, the project is designed to make the Corktown neighborhood more accessible to accommodate residential and commercial development.

Adjacent to the historic Michigan Central Station, the project will support advanced mobility initiatives while building a shared-use corridor that includes nonmotorized facilities, installation of dedicated transit, and connected and automated vehicle lanes.

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Public input:
Comments can be submitted via an online comment form, e-mail, and in person at the public meeting. Provide your comments by Sept. 30.

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