US-131 resurfacing north of Cadillac starts Aug. 6

Contact: James Lake, MDOT Office of Communications, 906-250-0993
Agency: Transportation

COUNTY:
Wexford

HIGHWAY:
US-131

CLOSEST CITY:
Cadillac

START DATE:
Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020 (weather dependent)

ESTIMATED END DATE:
Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020

PROJECT:
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will invest $1.8 million to repave (mill and resurface) 7.3 miles of northbound and southbound US-131 from Boon Road in Cadillac to Old US-131 south of Manton.

For project details and a map, visit Mi Drive.

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS:
This work will require single-lane closures with traffic shifts on US-131. No work will be permitted on northbound US-131 on Fridays.

The on and off ramps at Boon Road will each be closed for one day while they are repaved. The schedule is tentative and weather-dependent:
- Southbound off ramp, Thursday, Aug. 6
- Southbound on ramp, Friday, Aug. 7
- Northbound off ramp, Saturday, Aug. 8
- Northbound on ramp, Monday, Aug. 10

SAFETY BENEFITS:
This project includes new pavement markings and rumble strips.