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US-31 resurfacing begins next week between Pentwater and Ludington

MUSKEGON, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will invest $2.5 million to resurface approximately 2 miles of US-31 between Meisenheimer Road and Chauvez Road. Work also includes installing new culverts at four locations along this stretch of US-31.



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Start date:
Monday, April 24, 2023

Estimated end date:
July 2023

Traffic restrictions:
Full closures will be needed for culvert replacement. Beginning April 24, northbound US-31 will be detoured for approximately two weeks, then southbound will be closed and detoured for approximately one week in early May. Traffic will be detoured using Pere Marquette Highway between Oceana Drive (Exit 158) and Pere Marquette Highway (Exit 166). Drivers should expect lane closures throughout the project.

Jobs numbers:
Based on economic modeling, this investment is expected to directly and indirectly support 30 jobs.

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

For up-to-date traffic information on this project and others throughout the state, go to

A project limits map of US-31 between Pentwater and Ludington, as well as the detour route.

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