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MDOT to resurface M-199 in Albion

April 20, 2020 Albion, MI (AMN) – MDOT will begin work on M-199 on Monday April 27, 2020. MDOT crews will be resurfacing 4 miles of M-199 starting from Exit 119 just off of I-94 leading all the way up to where M-199 meets M-99/Superior Street. For those whom also use the carpool lot across from Henry Ford Albion on C Drive the lot will also be resurfaced.

COUNTY: Calhoun

HIGHWAY: M-199

START DATE: Monday, April 27, 2020

ESTIMATED END DATE: Friday, Aug. 14, 2020

PROJECT: The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will be resurfacing 4 miles of M-199 from I-94 to Superior Street. This $2.6 million investment includes concrete curb and gutter replacement, sidewalk repairs, sidewalk ramp upgrades, culvert replacement, and pavement markings. The carpool lot on C Drive North at I-94 Exit 121 also will be resurfaced.

This construction includes nighttime and weekend work. For project information and a map, please visit Mi Drive.

SAFETY BENEFITS:

Culvert replacement will improve drainage and reduce roadway flooding. Sidewalk ramp upgrades will improve safety for pedestrians and nonmotorized travel. The new road surface will improve the ride quality for motorists and extend the life of the pavement.

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS:

For most of the project, there will be single-lane closures with traffic maintained by traffic regulators.

M-199 will be closed and detoured during nighttime work from Eaton Street to Superior Street. Detours will be posted on North Street, Eaton Street, Broadwell Street, and Albion Street.

ESSENTIAL WORK: This road construction project is an essential function. Transportation workers in the field follow Centers for Disease Control guidelines to limit their risk of getting sick.

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