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US-2 resurfacing in Gogebic County starts Monday

IRONWOOD, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is investing about $1.8 million to resurface 3.3 miles of US-2 from Bessemer to Ironwood in Gogebic County. Work includes hot mix asphalt overlay, shoulder aggregate and pavement markings.



Closest cities:
Bessemer, Ironwood

Start date:
Monday, June 26, 2023

Estimated end date:
Friday, Aug. 4, 2023

Traffic restrictions:
Motorists should expect intermittent single-lane closures with traffic shifts. A lane width restriction of 12 feet will be in place during the project.

Jobs numbers:
Based on economic modeling, this investment is expected to directly and indirectly support 22 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.

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