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M-204 widening, deck replacement starts March 30

COUNTY:                            
Leelanau

HIGHWAY:                         
M-204

CLOSEST CITY:                
Lake Leelanau                                   

ESTIMATED STARTING DATE:           
Monday, March 30, 2020 (weather dependent)

ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE:     
Saturday, July 18, 2020

PROJECT:                          
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will invest $1.7 million to replace the deck of the M-204 bridge in Lake Leelanau and widen it to allow construction of separated pathways on both sides of the bridge. The work will also include reconstructing the existing historic pedestrian railings, adding new railings, and improving bridge approaches.

Project map

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS:                     
This work will require a single-lane closure controlled by temporary traffic signals.

SAFETY FEATURES:                    
This project will provide for a separated, protected pathway for pedestrians and bicyclists to use to cross the bridge.