Planning commission meets Thursday

ESCANABA — A proposal to construct a commuters parking lot at the south end of Escanaba is among the agenda items to be discussed at Thursday’s regular monthly meeting of the Escanaba Planning Commission.

A Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) park-and-ride lot is being proposed on property located south of the intersection of Lake Shore Drive and M-35, also known as Sylvan Point. Access to the lot would be from Lake Shore Drive, according to MDOT plans.

Thursday’s meeting begins at 6 p.m. at Escanaba City Hall.