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Signal installation starts next week; road work starts May 8 in Big Rapids
March 15, 2023
BIG RAPIDS, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will invest $4.3 million to resurface 5.75 miles of US-131 Business Route (BR) and M-20 in the city of Big Rapids. Work includes concrete joint repairs, concrete curb and gutter, sidewalks, and the installation of a new traffic signal at State Street and Gilbert Road.
US-131 Business Route (Perry Avenue/State Street), Old US-131 (State Street) and M-20 (Maple Street/3rd Avenue/Taft Road)
Monday, March 20, 2023 (traffic signal work)
Monday, May 8, 2023 (road improvements begin)
Estimated end date:
Drivers should expect lane closures and traffic regulators.
Based on economic modeling, this investment is expected to directly and indirectly support 52 jobs.
This work will improve the driving surface of the road and extend the service life of the roadway.