Road funding
9:48 am
Thu March 28, 2013

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.