Bridge work begins Monday, March 1 on US-31 BR in Ludington

Contact: John Richard, MDOT Office of Communications, 616-262-1565
Agency: Transportation

COUNTY:
Mason

HIGHWAY:
US-31 Business Route (BR) (S. Pere Marquette Highway)

CLOSEST CITY:
Ludington

START DATE:
Monday, March 1, 2021

ESTIMATED END DATE:
Tuesday, July 6, 2021

PROJECT DETAILS:
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is investing approximately $1.3 million to improve the US-31 BR bridge over the Marquette Railroad just south of US-10. The project includes replacing the bridge deck, painting, approach work, new concrete curb and gutter, new guardrail, and pavement markings. 

TRAFFIC IMPACT: 
US-31 BR will be closed between US-10 and 1st Street. Traffic will be detoured using US-10 and US-31.

SAFETY BENEFITS: 
This project will improve the ride quality and extend the service life of the bridge.