M-43 bridge repairs over the Kalamazoo River start Monday in Kalamazoo

Contact: Nick Schirripa, MDOT Office of Communications, SchirripaN@Michigan.gov, 269-208-7829
Agency: Transportation

COUNTY:
Kalamazoo

HIGHWAY:
M-43

CLOSEST CITY:
Kalamazoo

START DATE:
Monday, Aug. 5, 2019

ESTIMATED END DATE:
Friday, Oct. 18, 2019

PROJECT:
The Michigan Department of Transportation will be repairing the M-43 (East Michigan Avenue) bridge over the Kalamazoo River in Kalamazoo. The $268,000 investment includes deck patching, crack sealing, resealing joints, concrete curb and gutter, approach work, and pavement markings.

For project details and a map, visit Mi Drive.

SAFETY BENEFITS:
This work will extend the life of roadway and improve safety and ride quality.

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS:
Single-lane closures with one lane open in each direction.