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Northbound I-75 overnight detour for bridge work in Arenac County May 4

BAY CITY, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation will detour northbound I-75 to accommodate bridge beam removal at the Lincoln Road overpass. This work is part of an overall $37 million investment to resurface 6.4 miles of US-23 from I-75 to Grove Street in the city of Standish, including repairs to 19 bridges.  

Funding for this project is made possible by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's Rebuilding Michigan program to rebuild the state highways and bridges that are critical to the state's economy and carry the most traffic. The investment strategy is aimed at fixes that result in longer useful lives and improves the condition of the state's infrastructure.


Northbound I-75

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Start date:
Wednesday, May 4, 2022
8 p.m.

Estimated end date:
Thursday, May 5, 2022
5 a.m.

Traffic restrictions:

To accommodate this bridge beam removal, crews will detour northbound I-75 traffic from 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 4 through 5 a.m. Thursday, May 5. Northbound I-75 traffic should follow the posted detour via M-61, US-23, Old 76, and Sterling Road. 

Jobs numbers:
Based on economic modeling, this investment is expected to directly and indirectly support nearly 470 jobs. 

Safety benefit:

This work will improve the driving surface on US-23, extending the life of the roadway, and make critical bridge repairs, extending the life of 19 bridge structures. 

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