US-127 reconstruction in Roscommon County starts April 13

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

COUNTY:                             
Roscommon

HIGHWAY:                         
US-127

CLOSEST CITY:                
Houghton Lake

ESTIMATED STARTING DATE:            
Monday, April 13, 2020 (weather dependent)

ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE:     
Friday, Oct. 2, 2020

PROJECT:                           
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will invest $12.9 million to reconstruct 5.2 miles of US-127 in both directions between M-55 and the Muskegon River in Roscommon County. The project also includes new concrete curb, gutter, culverts, and guardrail, as well as drainage and sewer improvements and ramp extensions.

Project map

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS:                     
This work will require single-lane closures and traffic shifts.

SAFETY FEATURES:                    
This project includes new pavement markings, rumble strips, and signs.