MDOT closing M-86 in Three Rivers starting Monday for railroad crossing reconstruction

Contact: Nick Schirripa, MDOT Office of Communications, SchirripaN@Michigan.gov, 269-208-7829
Agency: Transportation

COUNTY:
St. Joseph

HIGHWAY:
M-86 (South Main Street)

CLOSEST CITY:
Three Rivers

START DATE:
Monday, Oct. 21, 2019

ESTIMATED END DATE:
Monday, Nov. 4, 2019

PROJECT:
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is closing M-86 (South Main Street) to allow crews to safely reconstruct two Norfolk Southern railroad crossings.

The M-86 crossing between Pearl Street and Michigan Street will be reconstructed from Monday, Oct. 21, through Sunday, Oct. 27.

The reconstruction of the M-86 crossing between Lutz Road and 8th Street is expected to start Monday, Oct. 28, and be completed by Monday, Nov. 4.

For project details and a map, visit Mi Drive.

SAFETY BENEFITS:
The new crossings will be smoother, improving travel speeds and safety.

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS:
A detour route will be posted on East Broadway Street, 8th Street, and M-86.