Four-way stop added to Dearing and King roads on Friday

Contact: Aaron Jenkins, MDOT Office of Communications, 517-243-9075
Agency: Transportation

COUNTY:                             
Jackson

HIGHWAYS:                                   
Dearing and King roads

CLOSEST CITY:                 
Spring Arbor                                   

START DATE:            
6 a.m.
Friday, April 12, 2019

ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE:      
7 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019

PROJECT:                          
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is converting a two-way stop into a four-way stop at the intersection of Dearing and King roads. This is part of the ongoing M-60 Reconstruction Project. MDOT is investing $9.9 million to reconstruct M-60 between Chapel and Dearing roads.

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

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS:
Temporary stop signs will be added to both sides of Dearing Road and the overhead flashing signal will be changed from yellow to red.

SAFETY BENEFITS:
This work will include a new rumble strips at Dearing Road that will alert traffic and allow traffic to operate more smoothly and efficiently.