NEWS - Open house to discuss 2020 safety project west of Chums Corner

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                           THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 2019


CONTACT: James Lake, MDOT Office of Communications, 906-250-0993,


Open house to discuss 2020 safety project west of Chums Corner



The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will have an informational open house meeting to discuss a planned 2020 project to resurface and widen US-31 from west of Chums Corner to the Materne (Go-Go Squeeze) factory in Grawn.



MDOT Traverse City Transportation Service Center (TSC) staff

Interested residents, commuters and business owners                      



Tuesday, April 23, 2019

5 - 7 p.m.



Blair Township Hall

2121 County Road 633

Grawn, MI 49637


Accommodations can be made for persons with disabilities and limited English speaking ability. Large print materials, auxiliary aids or the services of interpreters, signers, or readers are available upon request. Please call 517-335-4381 to request at least seven days before meeting date.



This project includes installation of a center left-turn lane and improvements at the Sawyer/Curtis Road intersection. Construction is tentatively scheduled to begin in spring 2020 and will likely take much of the summer. Plans call for maintaining two lanes of traffic during construction.




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