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Pipestone Road closing Monday at I-94 for bridge work

COLOMA, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is continuing work on 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. Crews will be repairing the eastbound I-94 bridge over Pipestone Road and removing equipment used to build the temporary lane.

County:
Berrien

Highway:
I-94

Closest cities:
St. Joseph
Benton Harbor

Start date:
Monday, Oct. 31, 2022

Estimated end date:
Friday, Nov. 18, 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.