Skip to main content

M-72 resurfacing in Leelanau, Grand Traverse counties starts Sept. 18

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will invest $1.7 million to resurface 2.5 miles of M-72 from Bugai Road/Gray Road to Bay Street in Grand Traverse and Leelanau counties. The project also includes wider paved shoulders, guardrail upgrades, and drainage improvements.

Grand Traverse and Leelanau


Closest city:
Traverse City

Start date:
Monday, Sept. 18, 2023

Estimated end date:
Friday, Nov. 3, 2023

Traffic restrictions:
Drivers should expect lane closures and traffic regulators.

Jobs numbers:
Based on economic modeling, this investment is expected to directly and indirectly support 25 jobs.

Safety benefit:
This work will improve the driving surface of the road and extend the life of the roadway, and improve safety with guardrail upgrades, wider paved shoulders, and new pavement markings.

Media Contact: