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M-43 closure starts today for Coldwater River bridge rebuilding

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is investing $3 million to rebuild the M-43 (Carlton Center Road) bridge over the Coldwater River north of Hastings in Barry County. Work will include bridge rebuilding, scour countermeasures, and approach work.



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Start date:
Monday, April 15, 2024

Estimated end date:
Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2024

Traffic restrictions:
M-43 will be detoured on M-37, M-79, and M-66.

Jobs numbers:
Based on economic modeling, this investment is expected to directly and indirectly support 36 jobs.

Safety benefit:
This work also will increase the safety and ride quality for the motoring public.

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