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MDOT cleaning Manistee US-31 bascule bridge in mid-May

GAYLORD, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation will be cleaning and inspecting the Manistee US-31 bascule bridge

County:
Manistee

Highway:
US-31

Closest city:
Manistee

Start date:
Monday, May 23, 2022

Estimated end date:
Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Traffic restrictions:
One lane will be open in each direction, with a single alternating lane closure, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. daily. 

Safety benefit:
Bridge cleaning removes the sand and salt buildup on the bridge members that accumulate throughout the winter, reducing corrosion and extending the service life of the bridge.