M-20 improvements begin this Monday in Newaygo and Mecosta counties

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

COUNTIES:
Newaygo and Mecosta

HIGHWAY:
M-20

CLOSEST CITIES:
White Cloud and Stanwood

START DATE:
Monday, May 10, 2021

ESTIMATED END DATE:
Late June 2021

PROJECT DETAILS:
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is investing $1.9 million to improve approximately 16 miles of M-20 from just east of M-37 in White Cloud to just east of US-131 near Stanwood. Work includes resurfacing, crack sealing, shoulder work, and resurfacing the MDOT carpool lot in Stanwood on M-20 at US-131.

TRAFFIC IMPACT: 
Weekday lane closures with a traffic regulator will be in effect throughout the project.

SAFETY BENEFITS: 
This project will provide a smoother, safer driving surface and will extend the service life of the roadway and rideshare lot.