US-23 shoreline repairs north of Rogers City start Jan. 13

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

COUNTY:
Presque Isle

HIGHWAY:
US-23

CLOSEST CITY:
Rogers City

ESTIMATED STARTING DATE:
Monday, Jan. 13, 2020 (weather dependent)

ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE:
Mid-March 2020

PROJECT:
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will invest $289,000 to repair the shoreline slope between Lake Huron and the Huron Sunrise nonmotorized trail along US-23 about 3 miles north of Rogers City. The work will include placement of boulders along the lakeshore, backfilled with smaller stones.

Project map

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS:
This work will require shoulder closures and a single-lane closure with traffic regulators. That section of the Huron Sunrise Trail will be closed during construction.

SAFETY FEATURES:
This project involves repairing current damage to the shoreline right next to the nonmotorized trail, as well as preventing further erosion that could damage US-23.