Work on US-2 bridge project starts April 16

Contact: Dan Weingarten, MDOT Office of Communications, WeingartenD@Michigan.gov, 906-250-4809
Agency: Transportation

COUNTY:
Iron

HIGHWAY:
US-2

CLOSEST CITY:
Iron River

ESTIMATED STARTING DATE:
Tuesday, April 16, 2019

ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE:
Friday, Aug. 30, 2019

PROJECT:
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is investing $274,000 to repair the US-2 bridge over the south branch of the Iron River west of the city of Iron River. The project includes railing and guardrail repairs and construction of new concrete slab approaches to the bridge.

Project map: https://bit.ly/2X1bDbP

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS:
One lane of alternating traffic will be maintained with temporary traffic signals.

SAFETY BENEFITS:
This project will extend the service life of the bridge. Replacing guardrails and railings will improve safety on the bridge. New approach slabs will provide a smoother ride.