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US-2 resurfacing near Wakefield starts Wednesday

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is investing about $1.4 million to resurface 5.2 miles of US-2 from Wakefield east in Gogebic County. Work includes hot mix asphalt cold milling and resurfacing, crack filling, surface seal, shoulder aggregate, and pavement markings. This project includes a three-year pavement performance warranty.



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Start date:
Wednesday, June 28, 2023

Estimated end date:
Wednesday, Aug. 30, 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 17 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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