M-21 improvements begin next week from Ada to Lowell

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

COUNTY:
Kent

HIGHWAY:
M-21 (Fulton Street)

CLOSEST CITIES:
Ada and Lowell

START DATE:
Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021

ESTIMATED END DATE:
Friday, Oct. 22, 2021

PROJECT DETAILS:
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is investing approximately $1 million to improve 4.5 miles of M-21 from Bennett Street in Ada to Birmingham Road just west of Lowell.  Work includes joint replacement, concrete pavement repairs and resurfacing.  

TRAFFIC IMPACT:
During the first phase of the project, M-21 will have daytime single-lane closures from Bennett Street to Birmingham Road. These are currently scheduled for Sept. 29 and 30.   

During phase 2, currently scheduled Oct. 11-14, M-21 will be closed from Bennett Street to Settlewood Drive with a detour using Pettis Avenue, Vergennes Street and Parnell Avenue.

During phase 3, currently scheduled Oct. 18-21, M-21 will be closed between Settlewood Drive and Birmingham Road with traffic detoured onto Settlewood Drive, Parnell Avenue, Vergennes Street, and Alden Nash Avenue.

SAFETY BENEFITS:
This project will increase safety, improve the ride quality, and extend the service life of the roadway.