Sign replacement project in Charlevoix, Antrim and Cheboygan counties starts April 13

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

COUNTIES:                         
Charlevoix, Antrim, Cheboygan

HIGHWAYS:                                   
M-75, M-66, M-88, US-31, M-27

CLOSEST CITIES:             
Bellaire, Central Lake, East Jordan, Charlevoix, Boyne City, Indian River, Cheboygan

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

ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE:     
Friday, May 8, 2020

PROJECT:                           
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will invest $178,780 to replace signs along several routes in northern lower Michigan: M-75 and M-66 in Charlevoix County, M-88 and US-31 in Antrim County, and M-27 in Cheboygan County.

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS:                     
This work will require shoulder closures.

SAFETY FEATURES:                    
This project includes new traffic signs designed with updated reflective surfaces for better visibility at night, as well as new posts.

For more information on why MDOT periodically replaces road signs, check out this video on the department's YouTube channel.