US-12 bridge repairs over the St. Joseph River start Monday

Contact: Nick Schirripa, MDOT Office of Communications, 269-208-7829, SchirripaN@Michigan.gov
Agency: Transportation

COUNTY:
Berrien

HIGHWAY:
US-12

CLOSEST CITY:
Niles

START DATE:
Monday, June 24, 2019

ESTIMATED END DATE:
Friday, Nov. 1, 2019

PROJECT:
The Michigan Department of Transportation will be repairing the US-12 bridge over the St. Joseph River between Bond Street and West River Road. The $3.8 million investment includes joint replacement, deck patching, steel repairs, and painting.

Project details and a map are available on Mi Drive.

SAFETY BENEFITS:
These repairs will improve safety and ride quality for motorists, and extend the useful life of the bridge.

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS:
There will be one lane open in each direction. There will be an 11-foot width restriction throughout construction.