M-65, M-55 resurfacing in Iosco County starts July 19

Contact: James Lake, MDOT Office of Communications, 906-250-0993
Agency: Transportation

COUNTY:
Iosco

HIGHWAYS:
M-65 and M-55

CLOSEST CITY:
Hale

START DATE:
Monday, July 19, 2021

ESTIMATED END DATE:
Friday, Nov. 5, 2021

PROJECT:
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will invest $5.2 million to resurface 25 miles of highway at two locations in Iosco County: on M-65 from south of M-55 to Towerline Road, and on M-55 from the west Iosco County line to Chambers Road. The project includes widened paved shoulders on M-65 between M-55 and Hale.

For project details and a map, visit Mi Drive.

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS:
This work will require single-lane closures with traffic regulators.

SAFETY BENEFITS:
This project includes new pavement markings and new sidewalk ramps built to Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards.