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M-35 rebuilding project in Gwinn starts May 8

GWINN, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), Forsyth Township, and the Marquette County Road Commission plan to invest about $4.4 million rebuild .66 miles of M-35 from east of Smith Street to the east branch of the Escanaba River in Gwinn, Marquette County. Work includes asphalt rebuilding; concrete curb, gutter, and sidewalk ramp installation; storm sewer and drainage repairs; bridge approach repairs; watermain and sanitary sewer repairs; detour route improvements; and pavement markings. Work on Southgate Drive detour route improvements is planned to start on May 8.



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Start date:
Monday, May 8, 2023

Estimated end date:
October 2023

Traffic restrictions:
During the project, traffic will be maintained using lane closures under traffic regulators and directional detours.

Jobs numbers:
Based on economic modeling, this investment is expected to directly and indirectly support 53 jobs.

Safety benefit:
Long-term benefits include improvements to vehicle and pedestrian safety and operations.

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