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Improvements on M-43 in Meridian Township resume Monday
March 17, 2023
LANSING, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will resume improvements on the M-43 (Grand River Avenue) project in Okemos. This work is part of MDOT's ongoing improvements on M-43 between Park Lake Road and Oak Point Court.
MDOT is investing approximately $12 million to perform resurfacing and drainage improvements on M-43. Work will update CATA bus stop access throughout the corridor, complete Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) ramp safety improvements, add pedestrian refuge islands to key crossings, and resurface M-43 between Marsh Road and Park Lake Road.
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 improve the condition of the state's infrastructure.
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M-43 (Grand River Avenue)
Monday, March 20, 2023
Estimated end date:
Friday, August 18, 2023
Overall project end date:
This work will require intermittent lane closures between Park Lake Road and Oak Point Court. One lane of traffic will be maintained at all times on east and west bound M-43.
Based on economic modeling, this investment is expected to directly and indirectly support nearly 153 jobs.
This project will reduce the frequency and impact of area flooding. The new sidewalks being built to ADA standards will be more accessible for all users.