Infrastructure & Utilities

Flint & Genesee has an outstanding transportation infrastructure – including interstates, rail lines and a top-flight airport – that allows for the movement of goods and services with ease. A centralized Midwestern location and a full range of transportation infrastructure with access to suppliers and customers throughout North America.

Highways

  • U.S. 23, I-75, I-475 and I-69.
    • The I-69 International Trade Corridor connects Indianapolis to the Canada-US border and runs through Ontario Highway 402 and Ontario Highway 401 to Toronto.

Rail:

Airports:

  • Bishop International Airport is only a half mile from the I-75/US23 and I-69 interchange in Flint. Allegiant, American Airlines, Delta, Southwest and United provide nonstop flights to eight major U.S. cities with connections to anywhere in the world.
    • The airport has a $33 million intermodal freight center that is capable of moving 60 million pounds of freight each year.

Ports:

  • The Port of Detroit, located about an hour southeast of the site along the west side of the Detroit River, is the largest seaport in the state of Michigan. Multiple marine terminals handling general, liquid, and bulk cargo as well as passengers. The Port of Detroit transports such commodities as steel, ore, stone, coal and cement.
  • The Saginaw River Port is a major receiving port on the Great Lakes, with nearly 2.5 million tons of material shipped and received in 2013. Commodities include coal, limestone, petroleum products, gypsum, salt, cement, food and grains, and fertilizers.

Water & Sewage:

  • Availability of fresh water and waste water treatment capacity

Commercial and Industrial Energy:

  • Michigan is one of the leading states to support electric customer choice. With an average cost per kilowatt hour that is lower than the national average, we are an economical choice for business.

Natural Gas:

  • Michigan’s natural gas supply is abundant, reliable, economical, and available from many suppliers. The state’s unique geology and geography combine to provide some of North America’s most abundant and economical natural gas.

 

Utilities Contacts:

Consumers Energy
Michele Eaton
Economic Development Manager
Flint Service Center
989-293-1841
 

Flint Water Department
810-766-7202

Karegnondi Water Authority
Jeff Wright, CEO
810-701-6514
www.karegnondi.com/contact

Genesee County Drain Commission
Jeff Wright, Drain Commissioner
810-732-7870

 

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