I-75 Environmental Mitigation Program

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The Bridging Neighborhoods I-75 Environmental Mitigation Program offers home mitigations to address noise and air quality impacts from increased truck traffic related to the Gordie Howe International Bridge Project. Eligible homes may receive some or all of the following mitigations updated windows, updated HVAC systems, air filters, and insulation.

Homes eligible for the I-75 Environmental Mitigation Program:

  • Are located in the yellow or green zones of the Bridging Neighborhoods Program map (within 300 feet of the expanded I-75 Service Drive). (link to map)
  • Have not been acquired by the Michigan Department of Transporation to facilitate construction of the bridge.

The I-75 Environmental Mitigation Program will begin enrolling participants in late 2018. Notice will be sent to eligible homes and homeowners ahead of the enrollment period.

For more information about the I-75 Environmental Mitigation Program, call the Bridging Neighborhoods office at 313-628-2231.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

If I'm eligible for this program, do I have to participate?

All programs are optional. It's your choice to participate.

 

Is there a fee to participate in the program?

No, there is no fee to participate in the I-75 Environmental Mitigation Program.

 

Who will pay for the I-75 Environmental Mitigation Program renovations?

The City of Detroit will pay for renovations with funds received from an agreement with the Windsor Detroit Bridge Authority and the State of Michigan.

 

What if I'm eligible for both the Home Swap program and the I-75 Environmental Mitigation program?

You will have the opportunity to participate in the program of your choice but only one program.

 

Who is eligible for the I-75 Environmental Mitigation Program?

A residential property owner is eligible for the I-75 Environmental Mitigation Program if his or her home meets the following requirements:

  • The home is located in the yellow or green zones on the map located here (within 300 feet of the expanded I-75 Service Drive). 
  • The home has not been acquired by the Michigan Departments of Transporation to facilitate construction of the bridge.
 

What upgrades are included in the I-75 Environmental Mitigation Program renovation process?

The I-75 Environmental Mitigation Program upgrades will include some or all of the following: updated windows, updated HVAC systems, air filters, and insulation. 

 

More questions?

If your questions are not answered here, you can contact the Bridging Neighborhoods team at (313) 628-2231 or via email at [email protected]

Frequently Asked Questions about the Bridging Neighborhoods Home Swap program can be found here.