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US-31/M-22 roundabout project in Manistee Township starts July 12

GAYLORD, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) and the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians will invest $1.5 million to build a new roundabout at the US-31/M-22 intersection in Manistee Township, Manistee County. The Little River Band is contributing $883,000 toward the project.

County:
Manistee

Highways:
US-31 and M-22

Closest city:
Manistee

Start date:
Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Estimated end date:
Monday, Oct. 31, 2022

Traffic restrictions:
During the first phase of work while a temporary lane is built, drivers should expect shoulder closures and traffic shifts. Beginning in mid-August, M-22 will be inaccessible from US-31 with traffic detoured to M-22 on Schoedel Road. US-31 through-traffic will be controlled with temporary signals.

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

Safety benefit:
This work will improve safety and traffic flow at this intersection. More information about roundabouts is available at www.Michigan.gov/Roundabout.