EDA University Center for
Regional Economic Innovation

City of Flint: South Saginaw, I69 Corridor Study (2013)

Project Details

Student-Led, Faculty-Guided Project - 2013

Authors: Deja Torrence, Keshia Owens, Xiangyun Li, Russ Cotner, Michigan State University

Summary

The City of Flint created Master Plan in over 50 years in 2013. By spring they developed the various plans that will feed into the Master Plan. The MSU student team conducted a corridor study of South Saginaw from Interstate 69 to Bristol Road, which included a strategy to enhance the quality of the South Saginaw Corridor; an inventory of all commercial parcels, adjacent infrastructure (open space, sidewalks, lighting, etc.), roads, bicycle paths and existing transit. They identified and provided conceptual design of the gateway and streetscape improvements along South Saginaw.