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Repairs on four bridges in Ogemaw County begin April 13

COUNTY:                             
Ogemaw

HIGHWAYS:                                   
I-75, M-55

CLOSEST CITY:                
West Branch

ESTIMATED STARTING DATE:            
Monday, April 13, 2020 (weather dependent)

ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE:     
Friday, Sept. 11, 2020

PROJECT:                           
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will invest $1.4 million to make repairs and upgrades to four bridges in Ogemaw County: both northbound and southbound I-75 bridges over M-55, the I-75 Business Loop (BL) bridge over Ogemaw Creek, and the M-55 bridge over the Rifle River. This work includes repairs to help prevent damage to the bridge piers from high and fast-moving water, as well as concrete approach and drainage improvements.

Project map

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

SAFETY FEATURES:                    
This project includes repairs to maintain the structural integrity of these four bridges.