NEWS - US-31 widening through Grawn to start March 30

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25, 2020


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



US-31 widening through Grawn to start March 30



Grand Traverse





CLOSEST CITY:                




Monday, March 30, 2020 (weather dependent)



Friday, Aug. 14, 2020



The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will invest $4.4 million to repave and widen nearly 2.5 miles of US-31 from east of Sullivan Road to M-37 (Chums Corner). When complete, this section of US-31 will include a center left-turn lane, as well as new concrete curb and gutter sections, culverts, drainage improvements, and water main replacements.


Project map


TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS:                     

During most of construction, two-lane, two-way traffic will be maintained, with some single-lane closures with traffic regulators required intermittently. Work will begin with utility relocation work that will only require shoulder closures.


SAFETY FEATURES:                    

This project includes a new center left-turn lane, closure and creation of a cul de sac for the Curtis Road intersection with US-31, realignment of the Sawyer Road intersection with US-31, and new pavement markings and signs.




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