Crack treatment starts Monday in Coldwater, Battle Creek and Springfield

Contact: Nick Schirripa, MDOT Office of Communications, 269-208-7829
Agency: Transportation

COUNTIES:
Branch and Calhoun

HIGHWAYS:
I-69 Business Loop (BL), M-89 and M-66

CLOSEST CITIES:
Coldwater, Springfield and Battle Creek

START DATE:
Monday, July 13, 2020

ESTIMATED END DATE:
Friday, Aug. 28, 2020

PROJECT:
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will be crack sealing 12.5 miles of three state trunklines: M-66 from Glenn Cross Road to D Drive South in Battle Creek (July 13-19), M-89 from Augusta Drive to Washington Avenue in Springfield (July 20-Aug. 9), and I-69 BL from I-69 to US-12 in Coldwater (Aug. 10-28).

SAFETY BENEFITS:
Sealing surface cracks in the pavement prolongs the life of the roadway and slows deterioration of the road surface.

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS:
There will be daytime single-lane closures.

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.