$34M I-69 reconstruction project set to begin in Genesee County

(MGN Online)

GENESEE COUNTY, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation say they are investing $34 million to reconstruct 2 miles of Interstate 69 from Ballenger Highway to Fenton Road.

This project includes reconstruction of the roadway, as well as work on existing bridges and ramps. Westbound I-69 will be constructed with a new 30-year pavement design.

Click here to see the project map.

According to MDOT, two lanes will be open in each direction. Multiple-lane and ramp closures are expected in the first week while staging efforts in the work zone are completed.

Mon., March 12 - Tues., March 13:

  • The northbound and southbound I-75 ramps to eastbound I-69 will be closed and detoured.
  • Eastbound I-69 will have one lane open, while the Hammerberg Road ramp to eastbound I-69 will be closed through 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 13.

Fri., March 16 - Sat., March 17:

  • Westbound I-69 will have one lane open.
  • The westbound I-69 exit ramps to I-75 and Saginaw Street (West 8th Street) will be closed through 5 p.m. Saturday, March 17; the exit ramp to Hammerberg Road will be closed through July.
  • By 5 p.m. Saturday, March 17, all westbound traffic is expected to be shifted to the eastbound roadway; westbound I-69 reconstruction will begin.
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