M-123 project near Trout Lake starts Monday

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

COUNTIES:
Mackinac, Chippewa

HIGHWAY:
M-123

CLOSEST TOWN:
Trout Lake

ESTIMATED STARTING DATE:
Monday, May 13, 2019                       

ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE:
Friday, Aug. 23, 2019 

PROJECT:
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is investing about $2.6 million to resurface 21.6 miles of M-123 from I-75 to H-40 in Mackinac and Chippewa counties. The work includes crack filling, culvert replacement, chip sealing, gravel shoulder repairs, and pavement markings. This project includes a two-year pavement warranty. 

Project map: https://bit.ly/2VlrZQ7

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS:
The work will require intermittent lane closures under flag control. One lane of alternating traffic will be maintained at all times. An 11-foot lane width restriction will be in effect for this project.

SAFETY BENEFITS:
This project will result in a smoother driving surface and increased safety, and will extend the lifespan of the roadway.