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Update: Detour for US-2 project in Ironwood to start May 27

May 21, 2014

COUNTY:
Gogebic
 
HIGHWAY:
US-2
 
CLOSEST CITY:
Ironwood
                                   
ESTIMATED STARTING DATE:
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
                       
ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE:
Friday, Oct. 17, 2014
 
PROJECT:
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is reconstructing 1.3 miles of US-2 in Ironwood, from Tourist Park Road to Curry Street. Work includes utility upgrades, sidewalks and construction of a center left-turn lane at US-2 Business Route (Douglas Boulevard). The contractor has begun improvements to the detour route, including milling and paving, pavement marking and lane assignment modifications.

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS:
Eastbound US-2 traffic will be detoured onto US-51 in Wisconsin to Silver Street in Hurley then to McLeod Avenue and Lake Street in Ironwood. Westbound US-2 traffic will remain on US-2 but will be restricted to one-way travel.

Motorists and residents are reminded that all businesses in the project area will remain open during construction. 

Roadway work zone safety - we're all in this together. To view project map, visit project website. Visit www.michigan.gov/drive, www.twitter.com/MichiganDOT, www.facebook.com/MichiganDOT.

For more information, contact:
Dan Weingarten, MDOT Office of Communications
(906) 485-6322, ext. 136, weingartend@michigan.gov

 

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