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M-247 detour for railroad crossing replacement in Bangor Township starts Oct. 8

COUNTY:

Bay                              

HIGHWAY:                                   

M-247

CLOSEST CITY:                 

Bay City

ESTIMATED STARTING DATE:            

Friday, Oct. 8, 2021

ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE:      

Monday, Oct. 18, 2021

PROJECT:                          

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will detour M-247 between M-13 and Old Kawkalin Road to accommodate replacement of the Huron and Eastern Railway crossing. Work includes replacing the rails and pavement approach. This work is part of a $210,000 investment to replace two railroad crossings in Saginaw and Bay counties.

Project map

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS:                     

M-247 will be detoured via M-13 and Wheeler Road.

SAFETY BENEFIT:

This work will replace the railroad crossing and pavement approach, providing a smoother ride and extending the life of the roadway.