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Porcupine Mountains entrance road work continues

 

December 14, 2019

Photo courtesy Michigan Department of Natural Resources.

A recently completed stretch of County Road 107 shows armoring work in the form of large boulders placed to protect the shoreline and road from Lake Superior waves.

LANSING - The work to protect the main east access road to Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park is continuing in the face of violent late fall storms off Lake Superior.

County Road 107 will be closed west of South Boundary Road while work is underway. A search for a long-term solution to the problem continues.

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources and the Ontonagon County Road Commission have teamed up to protect County Road 107 to ensure continued east access to the 60,000-acre park and its signature attractions. The work started in August after storm erosion resulted in about...



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