Road work causes detour in Brown CIty









(SANILAC COUNTY) – The Michigan Department of Transportation willclose and detour M-90 for road work in Brown City starting Saturday.

The closure will start at the Huron and Eastern Railway crossing between James Street and Walter Street and continue from there.

M-90 traffic will be detoured from M-53 to Maple Valley Road for two weeks during the project.

Drivers should use the posted detour via M-53, Peck Road and Maple Valley Road.

Following railroad crossing improvements, traffic will be maintained with traffic regulators for the duration of work. The highway work is part of an overall $2.6 million investment to resurface 13.6 miles of M-90 from M-53 to M-19.

Work includes shoulder improvements, concrete curb and gutter, and sidewalk ramps compatible with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The work, which is expected to be completed in September, will be in Sanilac and Lapeer counties and will improve the driving surface, extending the life of the roadway, and improve the surface of the railroad crossing.