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FY2020-2023 TIP Development Update

The Grand Valley Metropolitan Council (GVMC) is seeking comment on the project lists in the draft fiscal year 2020-2023 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). The TIP document describes transportation projects for the next four years. Specific projects include road resurfacing, road reconstruction, bridge replacement, intersection improvements, intelligent transportation system upgrades, as well as non-motorized and transit-related projects.* The complete draft list of transportation projects is available at, along with a corresponding map.  

A public meeting to discuss the draft project lists is scheduled for:

Monday, March 25

5:30 pm

Rapid Central Station

250 Grandville Ave SW

Grand Rapids, MI  49503

The meeting will be livestreamed on GVMC’s Facebook page and results of GVMC’s air quality and environmental justice analyses will also be available. MDOT will provide an opportunity to comment on the State Long Range Transportation Plan (SLRTP) at the meeting as well. To view the press release about this opportunity, please click here.

Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids for services and those in need of translation or interpreter assistance should contact GVMC to request accommodations for the meeting by March 20, 2019.

If you are unable to attend, please send your comments on the project lists to Laurel Joseph by email:, phone: (616) 776-7610, or submit them online at by using the “submit a comment” button by Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Comments can also be mailed to GVMC: 678 Front Ave NW • Suite 200 • Grand Rapids • MI • 49504.

GVMC is the Metropolitan Planning Organization for Kent and eastern Ottawa Counties.

Public notice of public participation activities and time established for public review of and comments on the TIP will satisfy the Program of Projects (POP) requirements for Section 5307 public involvement.

*The inclusion of a specific project does not guarantee construction


Andrea Faber