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I-94 bridge demolition over Pipestone Road starts Wednesday

COLOMA, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) on Monday is starting work to widen the eastbound I-94 bridge over Pipestone Road to prepare for the I-94 rebuilding project between Red Arrow Highway and Britain Avenue in 2023 and 2024. Work this year is a $7.3 million investment that includes pavement repairs on 8.8 miles of I-94 from Puetz Road to Britain Avenue and building median crossovers and emergency pull-offs on I-94.



Closest cities:

St. Joseph
Benton Harbor

Start date:
Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022

Estimated end date:
Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2022

Traffic restrictions:
Expect single-lane closures on eastbound and westbound I-94. Pipestone Road will be closed and detoured.

The Pipestone Road detours are:

  • Northbound Pipestone Road: Eastbound I-94, westbound Napier Avenue, and westbound I-94 back to northbound Pipestone Road.
  • Southbound Pipestone Road: Westbound I-94, southbound M-139, and eastbound I-94, back to southbound Pipestone Road.

Jobs numbers:
Based on economic modeling, this investment is expected to directly and indirectly support nearly 93 jobs.

Safety benefit:
This work will widen the freeway, improving the driving surface and safety during rebuilding.

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