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M-35 project in Gwinn set to restart April 22

GWINN, Mich. - Work on the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) rebuilding project from east of Smith Street to the east branch of the Escanaba River in Gwinn will resume April 22, weather permitting. MDOT, Forsyth Township, and the Marquette County Road Commission are investing about $4.4 million to rebuild 0.7 miles of M-35 in Gwinn. Work includes asphalt rebuilding; concrete curb, gutter, and sidewalk ramp installation; storm sewer and drainage repairs; bridge approach repairs; water main and sanitary sewer repairs; detour route improvements; and pavement markings. Work began last year, with about two blocks of the project remaining to be completed.



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Start date:
Monday, April 22, 2024

Estimated end date:
June 2024

Traffic restrictions:
During the project, one lane of alternating traffic will be maintained from North Billings Street to east of Smith Street using temporary signals.

Jobs numbers:
Based on economic modeling, this investment is expected to directly and indirectly support 53 jobs.

Safety benefit:
Long-term benefits include improvements to vehicle and pedestrian safety and operations.

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