Temporary Closures of Viaduct Railroad Bridge in Downtown Dexter

December 13 Update

The Michigan Department of Transportation's Office of Rail performed maintenance work on the railroad viaduct near downtown Dexter today, December 13, 2019. This work has been completed, and the viaduct has re-opened to traffic. Per the Michigan Department of Transportation, no additional railroad viaduct closures are anticipated in 2019.

December 9 Message Below

Below is a message from the Washtenaw County Road Commission regarding a MDOT Rail project involving the Viaduct Railroad Bridge in Downtown Dexter. More information will be provided once it is available.

WHEN: Friday, December 13, 2018 from 10 am to 2 pm. Depending on how the work goes additional closures between 10 am and 2 pm may be necessary the week of December 16th.

WHERE: The Dexter Viaduct Railroad bridge over Island Lake Road between Eastridge Drive and Dexter-Chelsea Road on the border of Webster and Scio Townships

WHY: Railroad work on the bridge

BACKGROUND: Starting later this week, MDOT Office of Rail will close the Dexter Viaduct Railroad bridge over Island Lake Road between Eastridge Drive and Dexter-Chelsea Road on the border of Webster and Scio Townships during the day to conduct work on the bridge.
                         
DETOUR: Click here for the detour map.

CONTACT: If you have any questions concerning this work, please contact Ryan Hoensheid, Bridge Engineer, MDOT Office of Rail, (517) 290-6376, or via email at hoensheidr@michigan.gov.
                                  
ISSUE DATE: 12/09/19