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Bridge replacement on Seaway Drive over the Black Creek begins Monday

MUSKEGON, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will invest $10 million to replace the northbound US-31 Business Route (Seaway Drive) bridge over the Black Creek in Norton Shores. The southbound bridge will be replaced in 2024.


US-31 Business Route

Closest city:
Norton Shores

Start date:
Monday, May 8, 2023

Estimated end date:
November 2023

Traffic restrictions:
Lane closures and traffic shifts will be in effect on northbound US-31 Business Route between Shettler Road and Hoyt Street. Getty Street and Grand Haven Road will be closed and detoured.

Jobs numbers:
Based on economic modeling, this investment is expected to directly and indirectly support 120 jobs.

Safety benefit:
This project will provide two new bridges to replace the original structures built in 1957.

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

A map of US-31 in Muskegon showing the bridge replacement boundaries.

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