M-90 railroad crossing and culvert replacement in Sanilac County starts July 9

Contact: Jocelyn Hall, MDOT Office of Communications, 989-245-7117
Agency: Transportation

COUNTY:                             
Sanilac

HIGHWAY:                                   
M-90

CLOSEST CITY:                 
Croswell

ESTIMATED START DATE:            
Thursday, July 9, 2020

ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE:      
October 2020

PROJECT:                          
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) and the Sanilac County Drain Commission will replace the existing open ditch on the north side of M-90 with storm sewer. Work includes replacing two existing culverts across M-90, rebuilding the railroad crossing near Croswell Road, adding a left-turn lane at Croswell Road, and resurfacing M-90 through the project limits. MDOT is contributing $2.5 million toward the total cost of the drainage project.

Project map

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS:  
M-90 traffic will be maintained with a temporary signal. A two-week closure for railroad crossing work is expected to begin Aug. 19; traffic will be detoured via Croswell Road, Sanborn Street, and Howard Avenue.

SAFETY BENEFITS:
This work will improve drainage, extend the life of the roadway, and improve the driving surface of the railroad crossing.