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US-127 ramp to M-20 in Mt. Pleasant closed starting May 27; bridge demolition May 28 and 29


M-20 (Pickard Road)

CLOSEST CITY:                 
Mt. Pleasant

START DATE:            
Wednesday, May 27, 2020

October 2020

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will close one lane in each direction of US-127 over M-20 and close the northbound US-127 ramp to M-20 to accommodate bridge deck and railing repairs. Overnight closures for May 28 and 29 will also be required to accommodate additional bridge demolition. This work is part of a $15.6 million investment to resurface 6 miles of US-127 from US-127 Business Route (BR) to M-20, and US-127 BR from US-127 to Bluegrass Road, plus work to make improvements to US-127 bridges.

For project details and a map, visit Mi Drive.

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS:                     
The northbound US-127 ramp M-20 (Exit 143) will be closed and detoured through June 11. Drivers should use the posted detour via US-127 BR and M-20.

During overnight demolition, M-20 will be detoured at US-127 via Isabella Road, Broadway Road, and Summerton Road. All ramps to US-127 will remain open. This work is planned for 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. both nights.

This work will create a smoother driving surface and extend the life of the roadway.

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.