M-60 shoulder resurfacing east of Niles starts Monday

Contact: Nick Schirripa, MDOT Office of Communications, 269-208-7829
Agency: Transportation

COUNTY:
Cass

HIGHWAY:
M-60

CLOSEST CITY:
Niles

START DATE:
Monday, Aug. 2, 2021

ESTIMATED END DATE:
Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021

PROJECT:
The Michigan Department of Transportation will be resurfacing the shoulders along 7 miles of M-60 between US-12 and Leet Road. The $1.2 million investment includes cold milling, resurfacing and asphalt shoulder widening.

SAFETY BENEFITS:
This project will preserve the pavement and extend the life of the roadway, as well as improve ride quality and safety for motorists. Improved shoulder pavement provides a safe alternate lane when work is being performed on the travel lanes or when traffic needs to be diverted around an incident.

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS:
There will be single-lane closures on M-60 during work.