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MDOT sharing M-26 Franklin Township plans at April 17 meeting

Contact: Dan Weingarten, MDOT Office of Communications
 WeingartenD@michigan.gov
906-485-6322, ext. 136
Agency: Transportation

WHAT:
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will share construction plans for M-26 in Franklin Township from the Portage Lake Lift Bridge to Sixth Street in Dollar Bay. The project is scheduled for this coming construction season.

Residents and business owners can review the plans and ask questions at this public meeting.

WHO:
Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) staff
Interested residents and business owners

WHEN:
Thursday, April 17, 2014 6-8 p.m.

WHERE:
MDOT Houghton Garage 51750 Industrial Drive Calumet

Special accommodations: 906-485-4270

BACKGROUND:
From the bridge to Military Road, the project will widen the roadway from two to three lanes with a center left-turn lane and realign the route with shallower curves. The remainder of the roadway, from Military Road to Sixth Street, will be paved. A side road, Slattery Road, will be closed from Second Street to M-26.

MDOT plans to maintain through-traffic throughout construction using temporary roadways under flag control. An alternate route along U.S.41 will be signed.

Roadway Work Zone Safety- We're All in This Together.



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