I-75 overnight closures through Bay County for bridge demolition April 15-18

Contact: Jocelyn Hall, MDOT Office of Communications, HallJ20@Michigan.gov, 989-245-7117
Agency: Transportation

COUNTY:                              
Bay
 
HIGHWAY:                                    
I-75

CLOSEST CITY:                  
Bay City
                                    
ESTIMATED DATE:             
9 p.m.
Monday, April 15, 2019
 
ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE:       
5 a.m.
Friday, April 19
                        
PROJECT:                           
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will close and detour I-75 through the Bay County work zone during overnight hours to accommodate bridge demolition on Mackinaw Road and Chip Road. This work is part of an overall $29.5 million investment to rebuild 4 miles of I-75 from North Union Road to Beaver Road. 

Project Map: http://bit.ly/2uyoWEv

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS:                      
April 15-18 I-75 will be closed between M-13 and Linwood Road beginning each night at 9 p.m. and reopening the following morning by 5 a.m. Motorists should follow the posted detour via M-13. 

A link to additional project details can be found at: http://bit.ly/2uYwUXJ.

SAFETY BENEFITS:
This work will provide a smoother driving surface on I-75 with significant structural improvements to several bridges, extending the life of the roadway.