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Jackson Creek bridge project continues

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 wor...