M-72 resurfacing and center left-turn lane construction to start May 26 in Kalkaska

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

COUNTY:
Kalkaska

HIGHWAY:
M-72

CLOSEST CITY:
Kalkaska

START DATE:
Tuesday, May 26, 2020

ESTIMATED END DATE:
Friday, July 17, 2020

PROJECT:
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will invest $511,000 to resurface 0.4 miles of M-72 from Birch Street to east of Walnut Street in Kalkaska. This project includes shoulder improvements and creation of a center left-turn lane.

For project details and a map, visit Mi Drive.

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS:
This work will require intermittent lane closures with traffic regulators.

SAFETY BENEFITS:
This project includes a new center-left turn lane, which can help reduce some types of traffic crashes.

ESSENTIAL WORK:
This road construction project is an essential function. Transportation workers in the field follow Centers for Disease Control guidelines to limit their risk of getting sick.