REMINDER: Comments Due by Monday, August 27, on Proposals to Widen I-495 and I-270

This is a reminder that, in connection with the Managed Lanes Study being conducted by MDOT/SHA, comments on the presentations regarding proposals to widen I-495 and I-270 made at the most recent round of Public Workshops, including the workshop held at Pyle Middle School on July 25, must be submitted by no later than this coming Monday, August 27.  If you have views, either positive or negative, about the proposals, and you want them taken into account, it is very important for you to submit those comments by August 27.

For your convenience, we are again providing the link to a transcript of the verbal presentation made at the July 25 meeting, as well as copy of form distributed at that meeting on which comments can be sent it.   Residents who have concerns about this are strongly encouraged to fill out the form, or prepare a separate letter if that is your preference, and either mail it  to the address indicated on the last page of form or submit it electronically to the following  email address:  [email protected].  Additional information about the presentation made at the meeting is available on the website for this project, which is

This is a link to the Transcript and this is a link to the form.

Also, the Village is in ongoing discussions with MDOT/SHA regarding their commitment to make a special presentation at the next Village Council Meeting on September 18, which will be open to the public.  We will provide additional details about that session as soon as they have been firmed up.  While comments can be provided at that time as well, if you want your voice heard, it would be preferable that you submit your comments by the August 27 date.