M-26 culvert project near Hubbell starts Sept. 14

Contact: Dan Weingarten, MDOT Office of Communications, 906-250-4809
Agency: Transportation

COUNTY:
Houghton

HIGHWAY:
M-26

CLOSEST TOWN:
Hubbell

ESTIMATED STARTING DATE:
Monday, Sept. 14, 2020

ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE:
Monday, Oct. 16, 2020 

PROJECT:
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is investing about $934,000 to replace a culvert at an unnamed creek north of Junction Road near Hubbell in Houghton County. Work also includes scour countermeasures and approach reconstruction on M-26.

The project map is available on Mi Drive.

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS:
The work will require single-lane closures using a temporary traffic signal.

SAFETY BENEFITS:
This project will permanently replace a culvert damaged in flooding in 2018, increasing safety and extending the lifespan of the roadway.