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US-12 (Michigan Avenue) project begins Tuesday in west Dearborn in Wayne County

DEARBORN, Mich. -The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will invest $17.9 million to mill and resurface US-12 (Michigan Avenue) between Oakwood Boulevard and Greenfield Road over a two-year period. This year’s work is between Oakwood Boulevard and M-39 (Southfield Freeway) and next year between M-39 and Greenfield Road. The work includes curb/gutter, guardrail, and drainage improvements, along with traffic signal modernization, sidewalk upgrades, and sign upgrades.

Beginning 7 a.m. Wednesday, July 6, crews will reduce traffic along US-12 between Oakwood Boulevard and Greenfield Road to two lanes in each direction. During nights, weekends, and off-peak times, traffic may be reduced to one lane.


US-12 (Michigan Avenue)

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Start date:
Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Estimated end date:
November 2022

Traffic restrictions:
Drivers should expect to have one or two lanes open through the work zone. 

Jobs numbers:
Based on economic modeling, this investment is expected to directly and indirectly support 227 jobs.

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

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