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M-26 project near Copper Harbor starts May 4

COUNTY:
Keweenaw

HIGHWAYS:
M-26/US-41

CLOSEST TOWN:
Copper Harbor

ESTIMATED STARTING DATE:
Monday, May 4, 2020

ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE:
Friday, July 24, 2020

PROJECT:
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is investing about $3.7 million to resurface approximately 26 miles of M-26 and US-41 in Keweenaw County. Work will include asphalt resurfacing, concrete sidewalk, sidewalk ramps, guardrail adjustments, and pavement markings on M-26 from US-41 in Phoenix north to Copper Harbor and on US-41 from Copper Harbor east to the end of US-41. This project includes a three-year materials and workmanship pavement warranty.

A map of the project area is available on Mi Drive.

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS:
The work will require single-lane closures. One lane of alternating traffic will be maintained using traffic regulators

SAFETY BENEFITS:
This project will result in a smoother driving surface and increased safety for motorists.

ESSENTIAL WORK:
This road construction project is an essential function. Transportation workers in the field follow Centers for Disease Control guidelines to limit their risk of getting sick.