Open house to discuss upcoming M-204 bridge work in Lake Leelanau

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

WHAT:
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will have an informational open house meeting to provide an update on the final design and construction schedule for work on the M-204 bridge in Lake Leelanau.

WHO:
MDOT Traverse City Transportation Service Center (TSC) staff
Interested residents, commuters and business owners                      

WHEN:
Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020
5 - 7 p.m.

WHERE:
Leland Township Hall
123 S. St. Joseph St.
Lake Leelanau, MI 49653

Accommodations can be made for persons with disabilities and limited English-speaking ability. Large print materials, auxiliary aids or the services of interpreters, signers, or readers are available upon request. Please call 517-335-4381 to request before meeting date.

BACKGROUND:
MDOT plans to replace the deck of the M-204 bridge in Lake Leelanau and widen it to allow construction of separated pathways on both sides of the bridge. The work will also include reconstructing the existing historic pedestrian railings, adding new railings, and improving bridge approaches.

This $1.7 million project is scheduled to start March 30 and be completed by July 18. Traffic will be maintained with a temporary traffic signal.