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Posted on: August 4, 2023

MDOT to repave Columbia from Helmer to Skyline starting 8/7

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Michigan DOT sent this bulletin at 08/03/2023 11 a.m.

MARSHALL, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will invest $895,000 to repave 2.1 miles of M-37/I-94 Business Loop (BL) (Columbia Avenue) from Skyline Drive to Helmer Road in Battle Creek.

County: Calhoun

Highway: M-37/I-94 BL

Closest city: Battle Creek

Start date: Monday, Aug. 7, 2023

Estimated end date: Friday, Oct. 27, 2023

Traffic restrictions: Nighttime lane closures from 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 7, through 6 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 10. From Aug. 10 through Oct. 27, there will be daytime single-lane closures with traffic regulators.

Jobs numbers: Based on economic modeling, this investment is expected to directly and indirectly support nearly 11 jobs.

Safety benefit: This work will improve the driving surface of the road and extend the life of the roadway.