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Road Closures and Construction

Posted on: June 19, 2020

Empire Avenue Closure

Press Release

EMPIRE AVENUE CLOSURE STARTING 6/22/2020

TOWNSHIP: Benton Township

LOCATION: Empire Avenue, between Benton Center Road and Blue Creek Road

CLOSEST CITIES: Benton Harbor

START DATE: June 22nd 2020

ESTIMATED END DATE: TBD

PROJECT: Work in the right-of-way will be taking place by a utility company to relocate utility infrastructure in preparation for future MDOT construction to US-31.

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS: Empire Avenue will be closed to all traffic where utility work and associated work zone is located. Closure will occur beginning on June 22nd 2020. Please seek alternative routes or use the established detour route.

DETOUR ROUTE: The detour route will be Empire Avenue to Hillandale Road to Napier Avenue (US-31) to Benton Center Road.

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