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M-54 (Dort Highway) closure delayed until week of April 22

DAVISON, Mich. - Due to unforeseen delays, the planned closure for the M-54 (Dort Highway)/Court Street improvement project is postponed until the week of April 22.

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is investing $7.7 million to replace the Gilkey Creek culvert, replace the water main and sanitary sewer, and rebuild the M-54 (Dort Highway)/Court Street intersection in the city of Flint. Both directions of M-54 will be closed at Court Street. Crews will also replace the traffic signals at the intersection.



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Start date:
Week of April 22, 2024

Estimated end date:
October 2024

Traffic restrictions:
Northbound M-54 traffic will be detoured via Lapeer Road to Center Road, then Robert T. Longway Boulevard back to M-54. Southbound traffic will be detoured via Robert T. Longway Boulevard, Center Road and Lapeer Road back to M-54.

Court Street traffic will be detoured via Lapeer Road and Center Road back to Court Street.

Jobs numbers:
Based on economic modeling, this investment is expected to directly and indirectly support 93 jobs.

Safety benefit:
This closure is being done to allow crews to safely replace the culvert while improving the M-54/Court Street intersection.


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