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Pere Marquette Rail Trail work begins March 18 in Clare County

MT. PLEASANT, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is investing approximately $2.4 million to build 2.3 miles of shared-use path along M-115 from west of the southern branch of the Tobacco River to Beech Street in Clare County. The project includes bridge rebuilding, concrete sidewalk, drainage, approach, and pavement marking work.



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Start date:
Monday, March 18, 2024

Estimated end date:
Wednesday, July 31, 2024

Traffic restrictions:
Traffic will be maintained using single-lane closures with traffic regulators and shoulder closures.

Job numbers:
Based on economic modeling, this $2.4 million investment is expected to directly and indirectly support 34 jobs.

Safety benefit:
This work will connect the Pere Marquette Rail Trail in Clare County to provide continuous access to shared-use path and outdoor recreation opportunities.

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