M-6 improvements begin this weekend near Kentwood

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

COUNTY:
Kent

HIGHWAY:
M-6

CLOSEST CITY:
Kentwood

START DATE:
Saturday, July 24, 2021

ESTIMATED END DATE:
Monday, Sept. 20, 2021

PROJECT DETAILS:
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is investing approximately $1.7 million to improve 7 miles of eastbound and westbound M-6 from Kalamazoo Avenue to East Paris Avenue. Work includes concrete pavement repairs, joint replacement, shoulder resurfacing and drainage improvements.

TRAFFIC IMPACT: 
Weekend lane closures will be in effect 5 a.m. Saturday through 6 a.m. Monday.

SAFETY BENEFITS: 
Long-term benefits include improvements to vehicle safety and operations, as well as extending the service life of the roadway.