Lane closures on M-55 bridge in Manistee start May 20

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

COUNTY:
Manistee

HIGHWAY:
M-55

CLOSEST CITY:
Manistee

ESTIMATED STARTING DATE:
Monday, May 20, 2019 (weather dependent)

ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE:
Thursday, June 6, 2019

PROJECT:
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will be making exploratory soil borings in the vicinity of the M-55 bridge in Manistee. This work is in preparation for a 2021 project to replace the bridge.

Project map: https://bit.ly/2J9R4aj

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS:
This work will require a temporary traffic signal with one lane of alternating traffic. Work will be done between Monday morning and Thursday afternoon each week, with traffic restrictions lifted Friday through Sunday.

SAFETY FEATURES:
This work will help ensure a stable foundation for the replacement bridge.