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US-45 project starts June 16

MARQUETTE, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is investing about $2.7 million to resurface 13.8 miles of US-45 from northwest of the M-26 junction to Greenland Road in the village of Ontonagon, Ontonagon County. Work includes asphalt cold milling and resurfacing, concrete sidewalk ramps, drainage structure repairs, and pavement markings. The project includes a three-year pavement warranty.



Closest towns:
Ontonagon, Rockland

Start date:
Thursday, June 16, 2022

Estimated end date:
Late September

Traffic restrictions:
Motorists should expect intermittent single-lane closures using traffic regulators throughout the project.

Jobs numbers: 

Based on economic modeling, this investment is expected to directly and indirectly support 34 jobs.

Safety benefit:
This work will extend the lifespan of the roadway and result in a smoother driving surface and increased safety for motorists.

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