Van Horn Overpass Bond Proposal FAQ's

The City of Woodhaven will be holding a special election on May 7th, 2019 to ask the residents to approve a millage at the rate of 1.43 (mills), for a term of 25 years, to fund a railroad overpass on Van Horn Rd.  The total cost of the project is estimated at $22 million dollars. The millage will be for a bond in the amount of $12.5 million dollars.

How long will this project take?

How long will Van Horn Rd be completely closed to traffic during construction?

Has the City of Woodhaven attempted to secure funding elsewhere before coming to the voters?

Has the city reached out to the local communities to assist in the funding of the overpass?

Will all property owners in the City of Woodhaven pay the millage increase?

How much will the millage increase cost me?

When would this project start?

If approved when will the first increase take effect? Will the increase be placed on the summer or winter tax bill?

What guarantee do I have that these funds will be used for the railroad overpass on Van Horn Rd?

Why was Van Horn Rd chosen for  the overpass?

Why is a roundabout part of the project?

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