Viaduct/Bridge Closure

NOTICE of VIADUCT / BRIDGE CLOSURE

Bridge work begins Monday, March 15*
on US-31 BR in Ludington (*amended start date)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2021

CONTACT: John Richard, MDOT Office of Communications, 616-262-1565     RichardJ2@Michigan.gov

Bridge work begins Monday, March 1 on US-31 BR in Ludington

COUNTY:  Mason 

HIGHWAY:  US-31 Business Route (BR) (S. Pere Marquette Highway)

CLOSEST CITY:  Ludington

START DATE:  Monday, March 1, 2021

ESTIMATED END DATE:  Tuesday, July 6, 2021

PROJECT DETAILS:  The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is investing approximately $1.3 million to improve the US-31 BR bridge over the Marquette Railroad just south of US-10. The project includes replacing the bridge deck, painting, approach work, new concrete curb and gutter, new guardrail, and pavement markings.  

TRAFFIC IMPACT:  US-31 BR will be closed between US-10 and 1st Street. Traffic will be detoured using US-10 and US-31.

SAFETY BENEFITS:  This project will improve the ride quality and extend the service life of the bridge.

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