MDOT Industry Forum: I-375 (PDB) Reconnecting Communities Project – 3/11/24

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is hosting an industry forum to discuss the upcoming Progressive Design-Build (PDB) procurement and subsequent delivery of the I-375 Reconnecting Communities Project, whereby MDOT plans to convert the depressed I-375 freeway in Detroit to a street-level boulevard. This forum will provide an opportunity for potential proposers to learn about the project scope, procurement process, and schedule.

The intended audience is prime contractors, key subcontractors and suppliers, and designers.

MDOT anticipates the issuance of a Request for Proposals in late March 2024 and the award of a PDB contract in June 2024.

Forum Details:
When: 9:00 a.m. on Monday, March 11, 2024 (coffee and light fare will be provided)
Where: MDOT Detroit TSC 1060 West Fort Street Detroit, MI 48226

To RSVP for this event and to request a one-on-one meeting, please e-mail James Ranger at by February 28, 2024.

If in-person attendance is infeasible, interested parties may request a link to attend the event remotely using Microsoft Teams.

For project information, please visit the project website and MDOT Innovative Contracting website:

As additional information becomes available, it will be posted to the above websites.

The link to the full Contractor Announcement for the forum can be found here.

If you have additional questions, please contact any member of the MITA engineering team:
Rachelle VanDeventer |
Glenn Bukoski |
Jeremiah Leyba |
They can also be reached by phone at the MITA office: 517-347-8336