M-54 resurfacing and road diet in the city of Flint starts June 8

Contact: Jocelyn Hall, MDOT Office of Communications, 989-245-7117
Agency: Transportation

COUNTY:                             
Genesee

HIGHWAY:                                   
M-54

CLOSEST CITY:                 
Flint

START DATE:            
Monday, June 8, 2020

ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE:      
October 2020

PROJECT:                          
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will invest $4.9 million to resurface 2.5 miles of M-54 from Coldwater Road to Mt. Morris Road in the city of Flint. Work includes joint repairs, shoulder reconstruction, curb and gutter, signal modernization, and a road diet that will change the current lane configuration to allow one lane in each direction with a dedicated center left-turn lane.

For project details and a map, visit Mi Drive.

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS:                     
One lane in each direction will remain open.

SAFETY BENEFITS:
This work will improve the roadway surface and signal operations. The addition of a road diet will reduce rear-end and sideswipe 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.