M-25 (Veteran's Memorial Bridge) repairs in Bay City start Jan. 7

Contact: Jocelyn Hall, MDOT Office of Communications, 989-245-7117
Agency: Transportation

COUNTY:                             
Bay

HIGHWAY:                                   

M-25

CLOSEST CITY:                 
Bay City                                   

ESTIMATED DATE:            
Monday, Jan. 7, 2019  

ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE:      
August 2019

PROJECT:                          
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will invest $2.7 million in repairs to the M-25 (Veteran’s Memorial Bridge) bascule bridge. Work includes concrete deck patching, steel repairs, and electrical and mechanical improvements.

Project map: http://bit.ly/2St3iMs

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS:                     
This work will require single-lane closures in each direction through July. A two-day full closure of the bridge is expected, weather permitting, in February or March; that date will be announced in advance of the work.

The following full closures and detours for each bound are expected; these dates are subject to change dependent on the progression of work.

  • Eastbound M-25 will be closed and detoured via M-13, M-84 (Salzburg Avenue), and northbound M-84 (Garfield Avenue). This detour is expected from April 17 to May 15.
  • Westbound M-25 will be closed and detoured via southbound M-84 (Washington Avenue), westbound M-84 (Salzburg Avenue), and M-13. This detour is expected May 16 to June 5.   

SAFETY BENEFITS:
This work will address pavement repairs and electrical and mechanical upgrades to improve functionality of the bridge.