MDOT US-23 Project

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is seeking public comments on a recently completed Environmental Assessment (EA) for proposed improvements to US-23 between the west US-23/M-14 interchange and Silver Lake Road in Washtenaw and Livingston counties.

In addition, a formal hearing is set for Thursday, Feb. 26, at Northfield Township Hall from 4-7 p.m. where MDOT will present an overview of the EA, including the alternatives considered and potential impacts and measures needed to minimize those impacts. A formal presentation will occur at 4:30 and 6 p.m. at the hearing.

The EA is available for review and comment through March 17. To view the document, and for information on how to submit written comments, go to:  You can also learn about the project at MDOT's project page, or on WATS' Blog.  Contact MDOT's Bob Parsons at 517-373-9534, or with comments or questions. 

2040 Long Range Plan Amendments

The Long Range Transportation Plan defines goals and objectives, and projects funding for transportation improvements in the County.  Click here to view projects in the 2040 LRP

Transportation Improvement Program

The Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is a programming document used to implement the goals, objectives, and projects found in the Long Range Transportation Plan. Click here to view the TIP

WATS is now accepting comments on the 3rd FY 2015 Amendment to the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and 2040 Transportation Plan.  A list of the amendments is available here.  Please forward any comments you have to by June 14, 2015.   

Washtenaw County Unified Planning Work Program

WATS' Draft FY 2016 Unified Planning Work Program is available for comment. The UWP guides WATS’ and TheRide's federally funded planning efforts.  Click here for the UWP, or here to view our Administrative Budget.