MDOT closing M-37 (Helmer Road) in Springfield starting Oct. 28 for railroad crossing

Contact: Nick Schirripa, MDOT Office of Communications, SchirripaN@Michigan.gov, 269-208-7829
Agency: Transportation

COUNTY:
Calhoun

HIGHWAY:
M-37 (Helmer Road North)

CLOSEST CITY:
Springfield

START DATE:
Monday, Oct. 28, 2019

ESTIMATED END DATE:
Monday, Nov. 11, 2019

PROJECT:
The Michigan Department of Transportation will be closing M-37 to allow crews to safely reconstruct the CN North America railroad crossing between Avenue A and Upton Avenue.

For project details and a map, visit Mi Drive.

SAFETY BENEFITS:
The new crossing will be smoother, improving travel speeds and safety.

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS:
Traffic will be detoured east on Avenue A to 20th Street, south to I-94 Business Loop (West Dickman Road), then west to M-37 (Helmer Road North).