The very visible start to the construction of Dearborn's new Intermodal Passenger Rail Station has begun, the City of Dearborn confirmed Thursday.
, with construction expected to start that month. However, ongoing negotiations between the state of Michigan and Norfolk Southern caused a delay in the project.
But residents driving down Michigan Avenue this week could see the beginnings of construction on the $28.2 million station–which are currently focused on site grading–near the intersection of Elm Street.
"That’s going to be a six-week operation," confirmed Chief of Staff Mark Guido in a public meeting on Thursday. "But at least we’re moving."
Economic and Community Development Director Barry Murray said that they still expect the project to be –pending this winter's weather.