Southbound M-52 resurfacing starts in Chelsea on Wednesday

Contact: Aaron Jenkins, MDOT Office of Communications, JenkinsA10@Michigan.gov, 517-243-9075
Agency: Transportation

COUNTY:
Washtenaw

HIGHWAY:
Southbound M-52

CLOSEST CITY:
Chelsea

START DATE:
9 a.m.
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE:
7 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019

PROJECT:
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is investing about $1 million to resurface and repair southbound M-52 from Middle Street to Old US-12 in the city of Chelsea. Additional improvements include installing Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)-compliant sidewalks.

Project map: https://bit.ly/2SNahk4

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS:
Southbound M-52 will be closed from Middle Street to Old US-12 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. Traffic will be detoured via westbound Middle Street to southbound Wilkinson Street to eastbound Old US-12.

Northbound M-52 will remain open during this project.

Both directions of M-52 will be open on weekends.

SAFETY BENEFITS:
This work will provide a smoother driving surface, increasing safety. The new surface will also help preserve the lower layers of the roadway.