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US-127 improvements in Ithaca start Sept. 18

MT. PLEASANT, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will invest $36.9 million to improve 6.5 miles of US-127 from M-57 to Bagley Road in Gratiot County.

Work includes resurfacing and pavement repairs, culvert replacements, the addition of indirect left turns, guardrail improvements, bridge repairs, pavement markings, and resurfacing at the carpool lot on US-127/M-57. This fall, crews plan to replace the railroad crossing north of M-57, begin tree clearing, and complete other preliminary construction to stage the work zone for spring 2024.



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Start date:
Monday, Sept. 18, 2023

Estimated end date:
November 2024

Traffic restrictions:
Traffic will be maintained with single-lane closures and traffic shifts for the road and bridge work, and some temporary directional crossover closures for construction.

Jobs numbers:
Based on economic modeling, this investment is expected to directly and indirectly support 524 jobs.

Safety benefit:
This work will improve the driving surface and drainage along US-127.

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