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Traffic signal upgrade, sidewalk ramp construction at Chums Corner starts April 3

GAYLORD, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will invest $400,000 to replace the traffic signals and build new sidewalk ramps at Chums Corner, the intersection of US-31/M-37 and Beitner Road. The program will include new poles, cables, signals, sidewalk ramps, and pedestrian signals.

Grand Traverse


Closest city:
Traverse City

Start date:
Monday, April 3, 2023

Estimated end date:
June 16, 2023

Traffic restrictions:
Drivers should expect lane closures and traffic shifts.

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

Safety benefit:
This work will improve traffic regulation, comfort and safety to drivers, bicyclists, and pedestrians at the intersection.

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