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Road - Closures and Construction

Posted on: July 13, 2020

Napier Avenue Project(s)

Press Release


TOWNSHIP: St Joseph Township and Benton Township

LOCATION(s): Napier Avenue from the St Joseph River Bridge to Colfax Avenue; Napier Avenue from Colfax Avenue to M-139; and Napier Avenue just east of M-139 intersection

CLOSEST CITIES: St Joseph, Benton Harbor

START DATE: July 6th 2020

PROJECTS: Multiple projects affecting traffic on Napier Avenue continue the week of 7/13/2020. For additional details please read below.

BENTON TOWNSHIP WATER PROJECT: Napier Avenue from Colfax Avenue to M-139 has been reopened to traffic effective 4:30pm 7/13/2020. The portion of the water project resulting in previous road closure has been completed.

MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (MDOT) ROAD PROJECT: Napier Avenue to the east of M-139 intersection is closed to traffic for construction. Closure is anticipated to begin the week of 7/13/2020 and take approximately 2 weeks to complete. For questions regarding this work please contact the MDOT Coloma Business office at 269-849-1165.

BCRD ROAD PROJECT: Napier Avenue from St Joseph River Bridge to Colfax Avenue will be receiving a 2” mill and fill.

Traffic Restrictions: During construction, Napier Avenue will have one lane of traffic going in each direction between Langley Avenue and Colfax Avenue beginning the week of 7/6/2020. Project estimated to take approximately four weeks to complete. Expect possible travel delays.

Remember to reduce speeds when traveling through work zones. Watch out for construction workers and equipment.

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