News Releases

For Immediate Release
Date: April 5, 2017
For 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.