More than $40 million slated for U.P. roads
MARQUETTE, MI-- The Michigan Department of Transportation says it will invest $44 million to repair roads and bridges in the Upper Peninsula this year.
MDOT plans to spend $41 million on 115 miles of highways and $3.3 million on nine bridges.
Major projects in 2013 include repairing the deck of the M-28 bridge over the Anna River in Munising; reconstruction of a mile of M-35 from the US-41 intersection to 48th Avenue in the City of Menominee; repairing the deck and replacing the barrier wall on the 3 Mile Road bridge in Sault Ste. Marie; and reconstruction of almost a mile of M-26 in the village of Laurium, including historic streetscape elements.