Work on I-75 Business Spur in Sault Ste. Marie to restart Monday

Contact: Dan Weingarten, MDOT Office of Communications, 906-250-4809
Agency: Transportation

COUNTY:
Chippewa

HIGHWAY:
I-75 Business Spur (BS)

CLOSEST CITY:
Sault Ste. Marie                                   

ESTIMATED STARTING DATE:
Monday, April 22, 2019                        

ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE:
Spring 2020

PROJECT:
Storm sewer work will resume on the I-75 BS project in Sault Ste. Marie. Work was suspended for the season in November. The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) and the City of Sault Ste. Marie are investing $11.2 million to reconstruct 2.2 miles of roadway and construct a roundabout combining the intersections of Three Mile Road/Mackinac Trail and I-75 BS/Mackinac Trail in Sault Ste. Marie. The project began in May 2018 and is expected to be completed in spring 2020.

Project map: https://bit.ly/2KRDy7E

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS:
The current traffic configuration will be maintained, and the roundabout will continue to be open to one lane of traffic during this project phase.

SAFETY BENEFITS:
This project is expected to improve safety and traffic flow in this area. Learn more about the safety benefits of roundabouts at www.Michigan.gov/Roundabout.