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Jackson Creek bridge project continues


September 28, 2018

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WORK CONTINUES on replacing the M-28 bridge over Jackson Creek, east of Wakefield, Thursday. While the project has seen delays, state officials said they were unrelated to a statewide labor dispute that ended this week, allowing work on more than 150 projects around Michigan to resume.

WAKEFIELD - Construction crews on the M-28 Jackson Creek Bridge project east of Wakefield are still working, but very slowly, a Michigan Department of Transportation spokesperson said Tuesday.

MDOT spokesperson Dan Weingarten said Anlaan Corp., the contractor on the project, is continuing to work on the bridge.

He told the Daily Globe Thursday while the project has faced delays, they are unrelated to a statewide labor impasse that ended that day.

That dispute between road contractors and a union of heavy equipment operators disrupted more than 150 projects around Michigan - including major...

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