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Northbound US-31 repaving starts Monday in Berrien County

COLOMA, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will invest $32.9 million to repave more than 12 miles of northbound US-31 from US-12 between Niles and Buchanan to M-139 in Berrien Springs, Berrien County.

The project includes hot-mix asphalt cold milling and resurfacing, concrete curb and gutter, culverts, drainage, guardrail, fencing, signing and pavement markings. There also will be intermittent ramp closures at US-31 interchanges from US-12 to M-139, inclusive, and detours will be posted.



Closest cities:
Niles, Buchanan, and Berrien Springs

Start date:
Monday, April 17, 2023

Estimated end date:
Monday, Nov. 13, 2023

Traffic restrictions:
Drivers should expect lane closures and traffic shifts on US-31, and intermittent ramp closures with posted detours.
I-196 BL Blue Star Highway detour map

Jobs numbers:
Based on economic modeling, this investment is expected to directly and indirectly support nearly 398 jobs.

Safety benefit:
This work will improve the driving surface of the road and extend the life of the roadway.

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