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I-94 project in Calhoun County starts this week
March 28, 2023
- MDOT is investing $160 million to repave 10 miles of I-94 and replace or repair 17 bridges.
- The work will be between Helmer Road (Exit 95) in Battle Creek and 17 1/2 Mile Road in Marshall Township.
- Work starts this week with crews building temporary crossovers and bridges in Battle Creek, requiring single-lane closures on I-94 March 29-30.
MARSHALL, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will be shifting I-94 traffic into the right lane and outside shoulder in each direction between Helmer Road and 17 1/2 Mile Road in Battle Creek. This work will require single-lane closures on I-94 on Wednesday, March 29, and Thursday, March 30.
Workers will be building temporary crossovers, bridges, and concrete barriers for upcoming I-94 repaving and bridge work in Battle Creek, Emmett Township, and Marshall Township, expected to start in early summer.
The three-year, $160 million project includes repaving 10 miles of I-94 between Helmer Road and 17 1/2 Mile Road, rebuilding nine bridges, and repairing eight others. Repaving work is planned from west of Helmer Road to 6 1/2 Mile Road, and from M-96 (Michigan Avenue) to 17 1/2 Mile Road.
The I-94 bridges planned for rebuilding are at Capital Avenue, 6 1/2 Mile Road, M-294 (Beadle Lake Road), 9 Mile Road, and the Kalamazoo River. Bridges with planned repairs are at Riverside Drive, I-194, F Drive South, M-96 (Michigan Avenue), M-311 (11 Mile Road) and 17 Mile Road (Old US-27).
Work planned for this year includes rebuilding the bridge at Capital Avenue and the westbound I-94 bridges over 6 1/2 Mile Road, M-294 (Beadle Lake Road), 9 Mile Road and the Kalamazoo River. I-94 repaving work is planned from west of Helmer Road to Riverside Drive, and from M-311 (11 Mile Road) to 17 1/2 Mile Road.
Work in 2024 includes bridge work on eastbound I-94 over 6 1/2 Mile Road, M-294 (Beadle Lake Road), 9 Mile Road and the Kalamazoo River. I-94 repaving work is planned from Riverside Drive to 6 1/2 Mile Road.
Work in 2025 includes repaving at the Battle Creek Rest Area on eastbound I-94.
For up-to-date project information and a map, please visit Mi Drive.