M-72 resurfacing, reflector installation in Grand Traverse and Leelanau counties starts June 17

Contact: James Lake, MDOT Office of Communications, LakeJ1@Michigan.gov, 906-250-0993
Agency: Transportation

COUNTIES:
Grand Traverse and Leelanau

HIGHWAY:
M-72

CLOSEST CITIES:
Empire and Traverse City

ESTIMATED STARTING DATE:
Monday, June 17, 2019 (weather dependent)

ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE:
Saturday, July 27, 2019

PROJECT:
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will invest $1.8 million to resurface 11.3 miles of M-72 from Coleman Road to Bugai Road. The project also includes installation of new roadside reflectors on M-72 from the M-22 intersection in Empire to the M-22 intersection in Traverse City.

Project map: https://bit.ly/2WmAET3

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS:
This work will require daytime single-lane closures with traffic regulators.

SAFETY FEATURES:
This project includes new pavement markings and rumble strips, as well as enhanced reflectors marking the roadside edge.