MACKINAW CITY, MI – Traffic just south of the Mackinac Bridge will be detoured due to bridge work from Tuesday to Thursday, July 26-28.
The Michigan Department of Transportation is working on a $12.3 million project on I-75 and US-23. Next week, crews will replace beams on the southbound US-23 bridge over I-75, which will close I-75 between exits 337 and 339 from 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 26, to 6 a.m. Thursday, July 28.
During this closure, northbound I-75 traffic will be detoured on Nicolet Street/exit 337 to Jamet Street/exit 339. Southbound traffic will be detoured on Jamet/exit 339, Louvigny Street, Central Avenue and Nicolet to exit 337.
Remaining work on the bridge will be done with single-lane closures on I-75.
As work continues, southbound drivers planning to stop in Mackinaw City or head east on US-23 toward Cheboygan will be directed to take exit 339 and follow a detour through October.
The overall project, which includes rebuilding and resurfacing US-23 from I-75 to east of South Huron Avenue and I-75 from Old M-108 to the Mackinac Bridge, is scheduled to be completed in mid-November. Much of the I-75 road work will require shoulder or single-lane closures with traffic shifts.
Details are available on the project website.