For Immediate Release
Date: April 5, 2017
Information: Dewayne Rogers (810) 388-4030
Hessen Road over Swan Creek
is scheduled to begin April 17, 2017
Construction of a new bridge on Hessen Road over Swan Creek is scheduled
to begin on April 17, 2017.
Work will include removal of the existing bridge and replacing it
with a precast concrete three-sided culvert on concrete footings.
The work will also include pile driving, not mix asphalt surfacing,
guardrail and restoration.
The project will occur under a
full closure of
Hessen Road until September 2017
to permit the replacment of the existing bridge and construct of the new
asphalt pavement and guardrail. The full closure will be
continuous from April 17th to September. Hessen Road will be
closed approximately 500' south and north of the Swan Creek. The
posted detour for Hessen Road will be Arnold Road, Meldrum Road and
Marine City Highway.
Access will be maintained to local traffic
within the construction and closure zone, including homes and
businesses, during the closure. Local residents and emergency
vehicles will have access to local properties throughout the entire
project. Local residents are encouraged to plan for delays due to
construction. we request you cooperation and patience.
Construction is scheduled to be completed by October 2017. All
scheduling and project dates are subject to change depending on weather
and the contractor's schedule.
This project is financed by the
St. Clair County Road Commission, Ira Township, the State of
Michigan and the Federal Highway Administration at a total estimated
cost for construction of $1,076,489.48. The prime contractor is
Davis Construction, Inc.