M-18 detour for culvert replacement starts Sept. 3

Contact: James Lake, MDOT Office of Communications, LakeJ1@Michigan.gov, 906-250-0993
Agency: Transportation

COUNTY:
Roscommon

HIGHWAY:
M-18

CLOSEST CITY:
Prudenville

ESTIMATED STARTING DATE:
Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019 (weather dependent)

ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE:
Friday, Oct. 11, 2019

PROJECT:
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will invest $1.2 million to replace the M-18 culvert over Backus Creek north of Prudenville. The project includes reconstructing the culvert approaches and replacing guardrail, curb and gutter.

Project map: https://bit.ly/2Hj2SV2

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS:
This work will require a detour for M-18 through-traffic between I-75 and M-55. Traffic will be detoured on I-75 and M-55.

SAFETY FEATURES:
This project will ensure the structural integrity of this crossing for all traffic.