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M-189 resurfacing project in Iron County starts July 5

ESCANABA, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will invest $1.5 million to resurface 6.5 miles of M-189 from the Wisconsin/Michigan state line to north of Hiawatha Road in the cities of Caspian and Iron River in Iron County. Work includes asphalt milling and resurfacing, gravel shoulders, and new pavement markings. The project includes a three-year pavement warranty.



Closest cities:
Caspian and Iron River

Start date:
Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Estimated end date:
Friday, Sept. 16, 2022

Traffic restrictions:
Drivers should expect intermittent single-lane closures with traffic regulators.

Jobs numbers:
Based on economic modeling, this investment is expected to directly and indirectly support 19 jobs.

Safety benefit:
This work will improve the driving surface of the road and extend the life of the roadway.

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