Work on US-41 in Hancock restarts April 21

Contact: Dan Weingarten, MDOT Office of Communications, 906-250-4809
Agency: Transportation

COUNTY:
Houghton

HIGHWAY:
US-41

CLOSEST CITY:
Hancock                               

ESTIMATED STARTING DATE:
Friday, April 21, 2017                       

ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE:
July 21, 2017

PROJECT:
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is completing the reconstruction of US-41 in Hancock, which began in 2016. In the final phases of the project, MDOT will invest $2 million to reconstruct Front Street between Reservation Street and the Portage Lake Lift Bridge, as well as and the southbound US-41 connector ramp to eastbound M-26.

Project map: https://goo.gl/UeV6kL

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS:
Traffic will be limited to one lane in each direction on Front Street between the Lift Bridge and Reservation Street. The Lift Bridge will be restricted to operating on the hour, with no lifts for pleasure craft allowed at the peak hours of 8 a.m., noon, and 5 p.m.