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Bessemer to request MDOT attend informational meeting


September 18, 2018

Jean Nordine/Daily Globe

A Rendering showing how U.S. 2 would look as a three lane highway versus four lanes through Bessemer. The Bessemer City Council wants more information from MDOT before making a decision.


BESSEMER - At Monday's regular meeting of the Bessemer City Council, the council stated they want more input from the Michigan Department of Trasportation before making a decision as to if U.S. 2 should remain four lanes or go on a road diet and become three lanes.

The council feels they need an actual survey to see exactly where the lanes would go, before they can make a decision. They also question whether compromises can be made. They are requesting MDOT representatives attend their next meeting and answer specific questions from the council, b...

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