US-2 drainage repairs in Escanaba start Oct. 15

Contact: Dan Weingarten, MDOT Office of Communications, 906-250-4809
Agency: Transportation

COUNTY:
Delta

HIGHWAY:
US-2/US-41

CLOSEST CITY:
Escanaba                                  

ESTIMATED STARTING DATE:
Monday, Oct. 15, 2018                       

ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE:
Mid-November 2018

PROJECT:
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will be repairing several drainage structures near the Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant in Escanaba. Work also includes asphalt resurfacing. This is part of an $800,000 project to resurface 2.4 miles of US-2 from North 30th Street to Danforth Road. The project is covered by a two-year pavement warranty.

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

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS:
Motorists should expect lane closures and traffic shifts. A 10-foot width restriction will also be in effect in the work zone.

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