US-2 Escanaba River Bridge replacement project starts April 17Contact: Dan Weingarten, MDOT Office of Communications,
ESTIMATED STARTING DATE:
Monday, April 17, 2017
ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE:
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is investing $20.5 million to replace both the US-2 bridge over the Escanaba River and the Escanaba and Lake Superior (E&LS) Railroad bridge over US-2. This two-year project will also include reconstructing and realigning 0.75 miles of roadway and replacing 3,000 feet of E&LS Railroad track.
Project map: https://goo.gl/vsPcST
During construction, one lane of traffic will be open in each direction on US-2, with the exception of four separate mid-week detours for approximately seven days total. When in place (on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday only), the detour route will be via Delta County roads 426, 420, 531, and M-35.