MDOT consults community on I-96 construction in Livonia, Redford Township

Survey allows public to weigh in on design, landscaping, aesthetics of I-96 rebuild

Published On: Jan 30 2013 05:02:32 PM EST   Updated On: Jan 28 2013 05:08:32 PM EST
REDFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. -

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) posted online results of their public survey for the upcoming I-96 reconstruction project.

The survey was presented online and at a public project meetings held at Thurston High School in Redford Township.

MDOT says it is currently planning and designing the project, and is gathering public input on the potential construction impact to the community.

The survey asked the public to weigh in on design, landscaping, and aesthetics for the upcoming rebuild to a section of I-96 in Livonia and Redford Township.

Construction on the $150 million project could being in late 2013.

The survey received 188 responses from members of the community who helped make decisions on such issues as; barrier design, bridge fence design, color, corridor landscaping, planting, service drive fencing and paving.

MDOT says they may adjust the landscape items in some areas to fit site conditions, such as steep slopes and soil types.

For further information on the step-by-step collaboration with the community, and to see the survey results, go to www.96fix.com.

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