Bessemer approves US2 detour route
October 7, 2020
By CHARITY SMITH
BESSEMER — After hearing public opinion and much discussion, the Bessemer City Council approved detour routes for the upcoming U.S. 2 reconstruction project planned for 2021-22. The two routes — one east to west and the other west to east — will be used in 2022, and were originally discussed by the board with Michigan Department of Transportation officials at a September meeting.
The routes were approved 4-1, with only councilman Bill McDonald dissenting during Monday’s regular meeting. McDonald said that he felt the people didn’t get to...