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MDOT receives $20 million grant to connect US31 and I94

BERRIEN COUNTY, Mich.—United States Representative for Michigan’s 6th congressional district, Fred Upton, announced on Thursday that the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has been awarded a $20 million discretionary grant to complete the US-31 relocation project.

“Completing this project will ensure Southwest Michigan remains a hub for economic competitiveness, jobs, and growth, now and into the future,” Upton said.

Following the completion of the last two miles of US-31, the relocation project will provide a free flow freeway traffic movement from Napier Avenue to I-94 in Berrien County.

The grant comes from the Department of Transportation (DOT) Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Transportation Discretionary Grants program.

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