US-131 bridge repairs at Boon Road, Old US-131 start Aug. 12

Contact: James Lake, MDOT Office of Communications, LakeJ1@Michigan.gov, 906-250-0993
Agency: Transportation

COUNTY:
Wexford

HIGHWAY:
US-131

CLOSEST CITIES:
Cadillac and Manton

ESTIMATED STARTING DATE:
Monday, Aug. 12, 2019 (weather dependent)

ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE:
Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019

PROJECT:
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will invest nearly $1.1 million to repair two bridges in Wexford County: Old US-131 over US-131 south of Manton and Boon Road over US-131 north of Cadillac.

Project map: https://bit.ly/2GR88Ps  

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS:
This work will require a single-lane closure for Old US-131 with a temporary traffic signal. Work on the Boon Road bridge will require traffic shifts with one lane open in each direction.

SAFETY FEATURES:
This project will ensure the safety and extend the service life of these two bridges.