Public Meeting Annoucement – 2018 Harris Road Improvement Project

 WHAT:   Public Information Meeting regarding the Harris Road Improvement Project planned for the 2018 construction season

WHEN:   Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 6 pm

WHERE:   Ypsilanti Township Fire Department Main Station, 222 S Ford Blvd. Ypsilanti, MI 48198

BACKGROUND:   The Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 6 pm at Ypsilanti Township Fire Department Main Station at 222 S Ford Blvd regarding improvements to Harris Road. The meeting will include a brief presentation at 6 pm and will be followed by an open house format, providing citizens with the opportunity to discuss the proposed project with WCRC staff.

The Harris Road improvements will include the reconstruction of the roadway between Michigan Avenue (US-12) and Holmes Road.  The new two lane roadway will include bike lanes, concrete curb, driveways, sidewalk, street lights, green infrastructure such as rain gardens, and a roundabout at the Harris Road and Cross Street intersection.  A follow-up public information meeting will take place in the spring of 2018 to provide final construction details such as start dates, projected duration of road closures and detour routes.

CONTACT:   If you have any questions concerning this project, please contact Matt MacDonell, Assistant Director of Engineering, at (734) 327-6688 or via email at

The Washtenaw County Road Commission will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aids and services, such as signers for the hearing impaired and audiotapes or printed material being considered at the meeting, to individuals with disabilities at the Public Information Meeting/Hearing upon 7-business days notice to the Washtenaw County Road Commission.  Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services should contact Carrie Ryan, Administrative Secretary, by phone 734-327-6674, by email, by fax 734-761-3737 or by mail at WCRC, 555 N. Zeeb Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48103.

ISSUE DATE:  06/19/2017