US-41 Rebuilding, Houghton

Start: Spring 2021    End: Fall 2022
What Is Being Done?


US-41 Houghton Reconstruction Project Map
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The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) and the City of Houghton are investing $9 million to rebuild 1.1 miles of US-41 from McInnes Drive to Isle Royale Street in Houghton. The work will include converting the four-lane boulevard section to two lanes with designated turn lanes at major intersections and widening College Avenue to add a center left-turn lane.



How Traffic Will Be Affected:

One-way detours are planned during each summer for this project.

The project will combine needed road work with storm sewer improvements, along with replacement of aging city sanitary sewer and water main. The project design will minimize or avoid impacts on the many historic features along the corridor.  

Safety Benefits:

Vehicle operations will be improved and pedestrian safety increased by this work.

Additional Information:

US-41 Houghton video
US-41 Houghton presentation
US-41 Houghton rebuilding plans

US-41 detour in Houghton expected to end Oct. 1
US-41 detour in Houghton expected to end Sept. 10
New traffic configuration on US-41 in Houghton starts Monday
2021-22 US-41 rebuilding project in Houghton starts May 3

Contact Us:


Ishpeming Transportation Service Center, 906-485-4270
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