The Daily Globe - Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

M-26 bridge work delayed, start planned for later in April

 

April 7, 2021

Jason Juno/Daily Globe

Construction was paused for the winter, as shown last month, on this stretch of M-26 in northeast Ontonagon County. Work replacing a pair of bridges over the Firesteel River is scheduled to resume later this month.

By RICHARD JENKINS

[email protected]

GREENLAND - The region's fickle weather can make spring a difficult time to plan construction projects in the Western Upper Peninsula, as evident by the delayed start of a bridge project in Ontonagon County.

Work completing a multi-year project replacing two bridges over the Firesteel River near Greenland had been scheduled to start in mid-March, according to a Michigan Department of Transportation announcement. However, MDOT spokesman Dan Weingarten said the project is now hoping to start next week.

Weingarten recently told the Daily Globe tha...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.

 
 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021