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MDOT intersection work in the Traverse City area; Lane closures and traffic shifts: Oct 23-Nov 3

by Missy Luick
Thursday, October 19, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2017


CONTACT: James Lake, MDOT Office of Communications, 906-250-0993


Lane closures for soil borings start Monday for several US-31/M-37/M-72 intersections in Traverse City area 


Grand Traverse


US-31, M-37, M-72, and M-22

CLOSEST CITY:                

Traverse City                        

ESTIMATED STARTING DATE:                     

Monday, Oct. 23, 2017                  


Friday, Nov. 3, 2017


A contractor for the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will be performing soil borings at several locations in the Traverse City area in preparation for a traffic signal upgrade project in 2019. The work will be done at the following locations on these approximate dates (weather dependent):

- US-31/M-37 at South Airport Road, Oct. 23

US-31/M-37 at 14th Street, Oct. 24

- US-31/M-37 at 7th Street, Oct. 24 and 25

US-31/M-37 at Front Street, Oct. 25

- M-22/M-72 at M-72, Oct. 26

US-31/M-37/M-72 at Grandview Parkway, Oct. 27

- US-31/M-37/M-72 at Union Street, Oct. 30

- US-31/M-37/M-72 at Park Street, Oct. 30

US-31/M-37/M-72 at Front Street, Oct. 31

- US-31/M-37/M-72 at Barlow Street, Oct. 31

- US-31/M-37/M-72 at Garfield Avenue, Oct. 31 and Nov. 1

US-31/M-72 at Fair Street/College Drive, Nov. 1 and 2

- US-31/M-72 at 8th Street, Nov. 2

US-31/M-72 at Airport Access Road/Mahan Street, Nov. 2 and 3

Project map:

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS:                    

At most of these intersections, this work will require single-lane closures with traffic shifts between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. daily.

SAFETY FEATURES:                   

This soil boring investigatory work will ensure that future traffic signal foundations are designed and constructed appropriately.