US-41, US-141 resurfacing in Baraga County starts May 21

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

COUNTY:
Baraga

HIGHWAYS:
US-41, US-141

CLOSEST TOWNS:
L’Anse
Covington

ESTIMATED STARTING DATE:
Monday, May 21, 2018

ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE:
Early August 2018

PROJECT:
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is investing about $3 million to resurface a total of nearly 16 miles of US-41 from M-28 to Mead Road and US-141 from the Iron County line 4.5 miles north. The project also includes asphalt joint repairs and construction of a snowplow turnaround near Baraga Plains Road. This project has a three-year pavement performance warranty.

Project map: https://bit.ly/2ICa6Wn

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS:
One lane will be open in alternating directions under flag control.

SAFETY BENEFITS:
This project will result in a smoother driving surface and increased safety, and will extend the lifespan of the roadway.