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I-75 Business Spur project in Sault Ste. Marie starts April 24

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT, is investing about $1.1 million to resurface .36  miles of I-75 Business Spur (BS) (Ashmun Street) in the city of Sault Ste. Marie. The work will include asphalt milling and resurfacing, asphalt overlays, brick paver crosswalk removal, drainage structure repairs, concrete curb and gutter replacement, and pavement markings. Sidewalk ramps at intersecting streets will be updated to Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards. Some milling and resurfacing will be done at night.


I-75 BS

Closest city:
Sault Ste. Marie

Tentative start date:
Monday, April 24, 2023

Estimated end date:
Wednesday, June 28, 2023

Traffic restrictions:
Daytime work will be performed utilizing lane closures and traffic regulators. Night work will require full closures and detours.

Jobs numbers:
Based on economic modeling, this investment is expected to directly and indirectly support 12 jobs.

Safety benefit:
This work will extend the lifespan of the roadway and result in a smoother driving surface and increased safety for motorists and pedestrians. ADA-compliant ramps make sidewalks safer for all users.

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