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M-59 resurfacing in Livingston County begins Tuesday

LANSING, Mich. - Work on the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) M-59 resurfacing, safety, and drainage upgrades project in Livingston County will require an additional single-lane closure on eastbound M-59 starting July 5, specifically between Lakena Road to Tipsico Road.

This project is occurring in multiple stages, with access maintained to all businesses. 



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Start date:
6 a.m.
Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Completion date:
7 a.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022

Overall M-59 project completion date:
Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022

Traffic restrictions:
This work will require closing one lane of eastbound M-59 between Lakena Road to Tipsico Road, in addition to lane closures already in place in each direction in the work zone. Motorists should expect delays.

Jobs numbers:
Based on economic modeling, this investment is expected to directly and indirectly support nearly 144 jobs.

Safety benefit:
Closing lanes during this type of work is necessary to provide the safest work area possible for crews and motorists.

The resurfacing and drainage system resulting from this project will provide drivers with a smoother driving surface and will extend the overall life of the roadway.

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