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Upon receipt of authorization from Mra Herbert 0. Larkin, Engineer-Manager, Kalamazoo County Road Commission (contract dated 25 Jul 88)), far a Phase I archaeological study of the proposed improvements to the Mosel Avenue crossing of the Kalamazoo River and the adjacent road network in Kalamazoo Township, archaeologists in the Department of Anthropology at Western Michigan University initiated a site file search and literature review and an 24-25 Aug 88 conducted on-site evaluation of the project area in order to ascertain whether proposed construction activities would adversely impact potentially significant archaeological resources. There follows a report of our program of research, together with the recommendations derived from our examination of the study area.