US-31 temporary widening for 2019 Petoskey project starts Sept. 4

Contact: James Lake, MDOT Office of Communications, 906-250-0993
Agency: Transportation

COUNTY:                            
Emmet

HIGHWAY:                         
US-31

CLOSEST CITY:                
Petoskey   

ESTIMATED STARTING DATE:           
Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018

ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE:     
Friday, Oct. 12, 2018

PROJECT:                           
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will be temporarily widening the shoulders of US-31 from east of Lake Street to MacDonald Drive in Petoskey in preparation for next year's reconstruction project.

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

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS:                    
This work will require nighttime single-lane closures under flag control from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. No work will be done from 6 a.m. on Friday to Sunday at 7 p.m.

SAFETY FEATURES:                   
This work will help reduce traffic delay and congestion during next year's reconstruction project.