Northbound I-475 construction in Genesee County will resume March 30

Contact: Jocelyn Hall, MDOT Office of Communications, 989-245-7117
Agency: Transportation

COUNTY:                             
Genesee

HIGHWAY:                                   
Northbound I-475

CLOSEST CITY:                 
Flint

ESTIMATED DATE:            
Monday, March 30, 2020

ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE:      
July 2020

PROJECT:                          
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will resume construction on northbound I-475 in Genesee County. This work is part of a $44 million investment in substantial repairs to nearly 18 miles of I-475 in Genesee County, including rebuilding 3 miles of roadway and interchange improvements.

Project map

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS:                     
Beginning March 30, lane shifts will be in place on Saginaw Road to accommodate work on I-475. In accordance with MDOT and hot-mix asphalt industry requirements, remaining paving of northbound I-475 from Carpenter Road to Clio Road is expected to resume after May 5.

SAFETY BENEFITS:
This work will improve the road surface and drainage, while also improving safety with new signs and freeway lighting.