Lane closures on M-53 and M-59 for bridge work and pavement repairs in Macomb County start July 8

Contact: Diane Cross, MDOT Office of Communications, 248-752-0336
Agency: Transportation

COUNTY:
Macomb

COMMUNITIES:
Utica
Washington

ROADWAYS:
M-53
M-59

START DATE:
Monday, July 8, 2019

END DATE:
Fall 2019

PROJECT DETAILS:
The Michigan Department of Transportation is investing $3.1 million for bridge work on eastbound M-59 between Utica Road and Van Dyke Avenue and northbound and southbound M-53 over 27 Mile Road, along with concrete patching work on southbound M-53 from 34 Mile Road to 27 Mile Road.

Project map: https://bit.ly/2Kv66bv  

TRAFFIC DETAILS:
Beginning on Monday, July 8, crews will reduce traffic on eastbound M-59 to two lanes over the Clinton River, from Utica Road to Van Dyke Avenue.

Also on July 8, M-53 will be reduced to one lane in each direction over 27 Mile Road; 27 Mile Road will be reduced to one lane of alternating traffic under M-53 at this time.

Concrete patch work on southbound M-53 will take place on weekends from 34 Mile Road to 27 Mile Road, with one lane open.  

SAFETY BENEFIT:
This bridge work and roadway concrete repairs will prevent further deterioration and extend their service life of the structures.