M-48 resurfacing project starts April 26

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

COUNTY:
Chippewa

HIGHWAY:
M-48

CLOSEST TOWNS:
Stalwart, Raber, Goetzville

ESTIMATED STARTING DATE:
Monday, April 26, 2021

ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE:
Friday, Aug. 27, 2021

PROJECT:
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is investing about $1.4 million to resurface about 16 miles of M-48 from Sand Ridge Road to M-134 in Chippewa County. Work includes a double-chip seal, crack filling, gravel shoulders, and pavement markings. The project includes a two-year pavement performance warranty.

The project map is available on Mi Drive.

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS: 
The work will require daytime single-lane closures with one alternating lane of traffic maintained via traffic regulators. An 11-foot width restriction will be in place for the duration of this project.

SAFETY BENEFITS:
This project will increase safety and extend the lifespan of the roadway.