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M-183 resurfacing project in Delta County underway

ESCANABA, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is investing about $2.3 million to resurface 6.8 miles of M-183 from south of US-2 to Fayette Avenue in the village of Garden, Delta County. Work includes asphalt milling, resurfacing and shoulder widening; crack filling; surface sealing; concrete sidewalk ramps; shoulder gravel; guardrail; and pavement markings. This project includes a three-year materials and workmanship pavement warranty and a three-year pavement performance warranty.



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Start date:
Thursday, May 18, 2023

Estimated end date:
Mid-August 2023

Traffic restrictions:
Motorists should expect intermittent single-lane closures utilizing traffic regulators.

Jobs numbers:
Based on economic modeling, this investment is expected to directly and indirectly support 28 jobs. 

Safety benefit:
This work will extend the lifespan of the pavement and will result in a smoother driving surface and increased safety for motorists. The wider paved shoulders will also increase safety for bicyclists and pedestrians.

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