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I-69 ramps to Ainger Road and M-78 closures in Charlotte begin Friday

LANSING, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will begin rebuilding the I-69 ramp to Ainger Road and the M-78 ramp to southbound I-69 as part of the ongoing $210 million investment to rebuild I-69 between Island Highway in Charlotte, Eaton County, and I-94 in Marshall, Calhoun County.

Funding for this project is made possible by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's Rebuilding Michigan program to rebuild the state highways and bridges that are critical to the state's economy and carry the most traffic. The investment strategy is aimed at fixes that result in longer useful lives and improves the condition of the state's infrastructure.

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Start date:
Friday, Aug. 25, 2023

Estimated end date:
7 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 30, 2023

Traffic restrictions:
This work will require the southbound I-69 ramp to Ainger Road and the M-78 ramp to southbound I-69 to be closed and detoured for the duration of this work. Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes. 

Jobs numbers:
Based on economic modeling, this investment is expected to directly and indirectly support nearly 2,541 jobs.

Safety benefit:
This work will result in a smoother, safer ride for motorists.

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