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Wakefield passes five-year MDOT maintenance contract


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WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield City Council on Monday renewed a five-year state trunkline maintenance contract with the Michigan Department of Transportation.

The approval was addressed via the passage of Resolution 265, which covers the maintenance period of Oct. 1, 2019 through Sept. 30, 2024.

The state defines a trunkline highway as “a road, highway or freeway under the jurisdiction of the department, and usually designated with an M, US, or I preceding the route number.”

State trunklines in this region include M-28 and U.S. Hwy. 2, and directly east of he...