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M-55 bridge repairs in Ogemaw and Iosco counties start June 20

GAYLORD, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will be investing $711,000 to repair three bridges on M-55 crossing the Au Gres River in Ogemaw and Iosco counties. Work will include epoxy sealant, concrete barrier replacement, bridge foundation repair, deck patching, guardrail upgrades, and approach improvements. 

Ogemaw and Iosco


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Start date:
Monday, June 20, 2022

Estimated end date:
Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022

Traffic restrictions:
This work will require a single-lane closure at each bridge, with one lane of alternating traffic controlled by a temporary traffic signal. Mill Station Road will be closed from the start of work through late July, with traffic from M-65 detoured on Prescott Road, Mills Road, and Sage Lake Road; traffic from M-55 will be detoured on Sage Lake Road, Mills Road, and Prescott Road.

Jobs numbers: 
Based on economic modeling, this investment is expected to directly and indirectly support nearly 10 jobs. 

Safety benefit:
This work will protect the structural integrity and extend the service life of the bridges.

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