US-131 resurfacing north of Boyne Falls to start May 18

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

COUNTY:
Charlevoix

HIGHWAY:
US-131

CLOSEST CITY:
Boyne Falls

START DATE:
Monday, May 18, 2020

ESTIMATED END DATE:
Friday, July 31, 2020

PROJECT:
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will invest $2.2 million to resurface 8.4 miles of US-131, from Thumb Lake Road just north of Boyne Falls to Bear River Road in Charlevoix County.

For project details and a map, visit Mi Drive.

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

SAFETY BENEFITS:
This project includes new pavement markings and rumble strips.

ESSENTIAL WORK:
This road construction project is an essential function. Transportation workers in the field follow Centers for Disease Control guidelines to limit their risk of getting sick.