Construction to continue during Fourth of July week
June 25, 2021
By CHARITY SMITH
BESSEMER - Highway construction will continue on through the Bessemer Blast holiday events, with approval from the Bessemer City Council on Monday.
The city council 4-0 approved the request of the Michigan Department of Transportation to allow its contractors, James Peterson Sons, to continue work on U.S. 2 from Monday, June 28, through Wednesday, June 30, during the week of the Bessemer Blast. Council member Terry Kryshak was not present.
"They would be doing very little trucking on U.S. 2," said city manager Charley Loper. "The street is already...