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Bridge improvements start June 10 in Huron and Tuscola counties

SAGINAW, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is investing $1.9 million to improve three bridges in Huron and Tuscola counties. Work will include scour countermeasures on the M-25 bridge over Bird Creek in Port Austin and the M-46 bridge over Houghton Creek in Juniata Township, as well as substructure and deck repairs on the M-24 bridge over the Cass River in Caro.



Closest cities:
Port Austin

Start date:
Monday, June 10, 2024

Estimated end date:
September 2024

Traffic restrictions:
Work will begin on the M-24 bridge over the Cass River on June 10. Traffic will be detoured via M-46 west to Chambers Road, then M-81 (W. Caro Road) to W. Frank Street. When crews begin epoxying the deck, traffic will be maintained under flag operation.

Work will begin on the M-46 and M-25 bridges on July 1. Traffic will be maintained with a temporary signal at each bridge.

Jobs numbers:
Based on economic modeling, this investment is expected to directly and indirectly support 23 jobs.

Safety benefit:
This maintenance work is being done to improve the service lives and safety of these bridges.


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