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2012 Discretionary Grant Program Data

State Project Description Funding Amount Type
MI US-23 Northbound over I-96 Westbound in Brighton The US-23 / I-96 interchange carries a high volume of traffic and is vital to commerce in Michigan. All components of the proposed bridge will be constructed adjacent to the existing bridge, and either slid or moved into place, minimizing traffic impacts. $400,000 Innovative Bridge Research and Deployment (IBRD) Program
MI I-94 Eastbound Reconstruction Project in Berrien County This project will improve safety by widening the shoulder to allow for emergency truck parking and enhance ride quality by resurfacing. $3,341,000 Interstate Maintenance Discretionary (IMD) Program
MI Leelanau Scenic Heritage Route Wayfinding Signage for the Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail This project will install wayfinding signage along the Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail. $10,700 National Scenic Byways Program (NSBP)
MI Woodward Avenue Wayfinding and Signage This project will install signs and roadside markers designating intrinsic resources to traveling pedestrians and bicyclists. . $594,968 National Scenic Byways Program (NSBP)
MI Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail This project will connect 3.17 miles of non-motorized, multi-use trail through Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore with other visitor destinations, two gateway communities and an existing 27-mile trail system. $1,620,000 Public Lands Highway Discretionary Program
MI Buena Vista Town Center Transportation Upgrade TCSP funds will be used to improve sidewalks and install speed bumps to support traffic calming along Buena Vista’s two main commercial corridors. $500,000 Transportation, Community and System Preservation Program (TCSP)
MI Ann Arbor WALLY (Washentaw and Livingston Line) Commuter Rail TCSP funds will facilitate completion of the project’s early preliminary engineering and station design. $640,000 Transportation, Community and System Preservation Program (TCSP)
MI Michigan Flyer New I-96 Route TCSP funds will cover the first-year operating cost of the Michigan Flyer’s four new roundtrips between East Lansing and the Detroit Metro Airport along the I-96 corridor. $595,680 Transportation, Community and System Preservation Program (TCSP)
MI New truck parking spaces on I-94 at Watervliet This project at I-94 and M-140 in Southwest Michigan will improve safety and address parking shortages by adding 23 new spaces. $1,000,000 Truck Parking Facilities Program

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