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M-26 Houghton County resurfacing project starts July 18

HOUGHTON, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is investing about $1 million to resurface 4.6 miles of M-26 from 6th Street to Tamarack Hill Road, Houghton County. Work includes sealing, asphalt milling and resurfacing of shoulders, and pavement markings. This project includes a three-year pavement performance warranty.



Closest towns:
Dollar Bay, Tamarack City

Start date:
Monday, July 18, 2022

Estimated end date:
Friday, Aug. 26, 2022

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

Jobs numbers:
Based on economic modeling, this investment is expected to directly and indirectly support 13 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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