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Airport Road closed over I-69 for rebuilding in Clinton County beginning Thursday

LANSING, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will close Airport Road over I-69 for bridge rebuilding in Clinton County.

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is rebuilding 5.3 miles of I-69 from Airport Road to the I-96/I-69 interchange. The project also involves rebuilding the interchanges at Francis and Airport roads and performing repairs to 13 bridges between the I-96/I-69 interchange and Airport Road, with additional bridge work in 2023. 

Funding for this project is made possible by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s Rebuilding Michigan program to rebuild the state highways and bridges that are critical to the state's economy and carry the most traffic. The investment strategy is aimed at fixes that result in longer useful lives and improves the condition of the state's infrastructure.

County:
Clinton

Highway:
I-69

Closest city:
DeWitt

Start date:
7 a.m.
Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022

Completion date:
5 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022

Traffic restrictions:
This work will require closing Airport Road over I-69. Traffic will be detoured via Clark Road, DeWitt Road, and Stoll Road. Motorists should expect delays and are advised to seek alternate routes.

Jobs numbers:
Based on economic modeling, this investment is expected to directly and indirectly support 927 jobs.

Safety benefit:
These improvements will extend the life of the structure. Closing lanes during this type of work is necessary to provide the safest work area possible for crews and motorists.

 

Rebuilding Michigan Project Profile