Bridge work begins Monday, March 15*
Michigan DOT sent this bulletin at 02/18/2021 12:43 PM EST
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
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.