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With Memorial Day just around the corner and the summer travel season underway,
law enforcement officers from 155 agencies will be conducting safety belt enforcement
zones in 26 counties across the state through June 2.
MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND TRAVEL
To help make holiday travel more convenient, the Michigan Department of Transportation
is lifting traffic restrictions on 83 of 130 projects statewide during the Memorial Day
Beginning at 3 p.m. Friday, May 24, and continuing until 6 a.m. Tuesday, May 28,
MDOT is suspending road work and removing restrictions wherever possible in order
to make travel easier for the public.
The following is a list of work zones that will remain active, or have restrictions,
during the Memorial Day weekend...
- I-94, Berrien County, has one lane closed in each direction from Sawyer to Bridgman.
- I-194 in Battle Creek, Calhoun County, has one lane closed in each direction between
I-94 and Hamblin Avenue.
- M-62 in Dowagiac, Cass County, will have one lane of traffic open on each of the bridges
east and west of town over the Dowagiac Creek via temporary signals.
- M-89 in Plainwell, Allegan County, will have westbound lanes detoured from
Sherwood Avenue to 8th Street. All lanes on US-131 will be open, including all ramps.
- M-216, St. Joseph County, is closed at US-131 for reconstruction. A detour is posted.
- US-12, Berrien County, has one lane closed in each direction from
Mayflower Road in Buchanan to M-139 in Niles.
- US-12 in New Buffalo, Berrien County, has one lane closed in each direction at I-94.
SB Burdick Street between E. Cresent Dr. and Ridgewood Street will be CLOSED to
allow untility work by Consumers Energy (May 28 & 29)
There will be single-lane closures under flag control on eastbound M-96
(East Michigan Avenue) for utility work near Rosemont Drive in Comstock Township,
from 6 a.m. Tuesday, May 28, through 8 p.m. Thursday, May 30.
There will be single-lane closures on M-43 for road work between Blue Star Highway and
LaGrange Street in South Haven, from 6 a.m. Tuesday, May 28, through 5 p.m. Wednesday,
ON GOING PROJECTS
X Avenue between 4th Street and 6th Street
Flooding due to plugged culvert
ROAD CLOSURE expected to be 1-2 Weeks for repairs.
Motorists are asked to seek an alternate route.
(Start was date: May 22, 2013)
Reconstruction of Romence Road from Portage Road to Sprinkle Road
Romence Road will remain open to local traffic, so expect delays (End Date: 6/28)
Reconstruction of Mall Drive continues from Constitution to Westnedge.
Mall Drive remains open to local traffic, expect delays. (End Date: 6/15)
Center Avenue Traffic Signal upgrades continue between
U.S. 131 to Oakland Drive.
Drivers should expect daytime lane closures and traffic shifts (End Date: 9/30)
Forest Drive CLOSED to thru traffic from Lovers Lane to Portage Road.
(scheduled to be completed June 30th)
Farmers Alley and Exchange Place
daytime closures continue, to allow building maintenance to be done
on the Fifth Third building. (End Date: 6/15)
Eastbound and westbound M-43 from C Avenue to the Barry county line.
Road resurfacing. (End Date: 6/3)
Eastbound and westbound M-89 from Hatton Drive
in the village of Richland east to 42nd Street...road resurfacing.
(End Date: 6/3)
Reconstrcution of M-89 in the city of Plainwell
between Sherwood and 8th Avenue. (End Date: 7/1)
Westbound remains CLOSED. Eastbound is open.
Eastbound and westbound M-222 from US-131 to 19th Street
Moving land closures for utility work (End Date: 5/31)
Road Reconstruction M-43 & M-37 in City of Hastings. (End Date: 5/31)
Eastbound and westbound M-86 from the M-86/M-66 junction east to St. Joseph Street
in Colon. Road resurfacing. (End Date: 6/3)
M-79 west of Nashville, between Barryville Road and Sunset Lane
Lane closure for pavement repairs. (End Date: 6/28)
US-12 from M-62 to Mason Street near Union
Expect one lane in alternating directions with flag control for crack sealing and
resurfacing. (End Date: 6/28)
Westbound I-94 from Bridgman to Sawyer
Expect single-lane closure for median crossover construction.(End Date: 7/12)
US-12 from west of US 31 to east of M-139
Expect single-lane closures for asphalt paving (End Date: 7/19)
M-60 in Homer
single lane closures for pavement repairs. (End Date: 8/2)
US-12 from Red Arrow Highway to east of I-94 in New Buffalo.
And, US-12 from east of I-94 to east of Hoder Road, New Buffalo.
Road Reconstruction. (End Date: 10/25)
prep work for construction of the Constantine bypass is underway
Expect single-lane closures on Northbound and southbound US-131 from
US-12 to north of Constantine throughout the rest of the construction