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M-15 detour for Bird Drain replacement and grading improvements in Genesee County starts July 10

DAVISON, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will detour M-15 traffic for the Bird Drain culvert replacement project and to complete grade changes to improve sight distance at M-15 near Coldwater Road.

This work is part of an overall $11.3 million to resurface nearly 7 miles of M-15 in Genesee County from Potter Road to Dodge Road.



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Start date:
Monday, July 10, 2023

Detour end date:
Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2023

Estimated project end date:
September 2023

Traffic restrictions:
Beginning July 10, drivers will be detoured via Richfield Road, Irish Road, and Mt. Morris Road. This detour is expected to be in place for 30 days.

Jobs numbers:
Based on economic modeling, this investment is expected to directly and indirectly support 137 jobs.

Safety benefit:
This work will improve the safety and operations of the roadway and provide a smoother driving surface, extending the life of the road. 

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