Detours Planned As US-31 Project Is Underway

The Michigan Department of Transportation has announced a couple of roads will be closed as it gets to work on the completion of US-31 to I-94 in Benton Township. MDOT says there will be total closures of Britain Avenue and the I-94 Business Route, or East Main Street, as part of the project. The westbound I-94 Business Route will be closed from Crystal Avenue to Fair Avenue for reconstruction starting today [ friday ] through November 30. Westbound traffic will be detoured on Crystal Avenue, Territorial Road, and Fair Avenue. Britain Avenue also will be closed between Benton Center Road and Blue Creek Road for construction of a new bridge over US-31. The closure starts Monday and will extend into next year. Traffic will be detoured on Benton Center Road, Napier Avenue, and Hillandale Road. Anyone looking for more information can check Michigan.gov/Drive.