Comments: $2.2 million bridge replacement project with 95% funding from the Local Bridge Program (administered by the State of Michigan) and a 5% match by the RCOC.
Bridge demolition and culvert removal
Tree removal (taking place after March 31)
Construction of a new single span bridge
Contractor: Grand River Construction
Start Date: July 29(state permits for doing work within the waterway required a late July start due to aquatic species in Huron River)
End Date: Open to traffic on Oct. 19, 2018
Detour for vehicle traffic: Wixom Road to Glengary Road to Benstein Road to Bass Lake Road to Sleeth Road, back to Wixom Road and vice versa. Detour map: Click here
Special note: Huron River will also close to Huron River traffic during various stages of bridge construction. The current plan is to keep the river open during the weekends throughout construction to minimize recreational impacts. The first closure will happen Sunday, July 29 @ 9 p.m. through Friday, August 3.