M-99 brick pavement reconstruction in Albion starts Monday

Contact: Nick Schirripa, MDOT Office of Communications,
Agency: Transportation

Fast Facts:

  • MDOT will be rebuilding 0.4 miles of M-99 (Superior Street) in Albion, Calhoun County.
  • Construction is planned in two phases, starting April 17 with anticipated completion by Nov. 3.
  • Detours will be posted for M-99 and I-94 Business Loop (Michigan Avenue).

April 10, 2017 -- The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will be rebuilding more than one-third of a mile of M-99 (Superior Street) in Albion, Calhoun County, starting Monday, April 17.

Construction includes brick pavement reconstruction of M-99 from Vine Street to Ash Street, as well as sidewalk ramp upgrades, storm sewer upgrades, and water main replacement. The project will also convert the roadway from four to three lanes.

The $4.3 million investment is scheduled in two phases. Phase one is between Ash Street and Michigan Avenue with an expected open-to-traffic date of Friday, Sept. 15. Phase two is from Michigan Avenue to Vine Street and is scheduled to start Monday, Sept. 18, and be open to traffic by Friday, Nov. 3.

The detour for M-99 includes Eaton Street and Irwin Avenue, and will be in effect throughout the entire project. The I-94 Business Loop (Michigan Avenue) detour includes Eaton Street, I-94, and Michigan Avenue, and will be in effect during phase two.

For a project map and more information, visit Mi Drive at http://bit.ly/2mRnZSf