There will be work done tonight on M-53 near Hough Road. MDOT will be closing one of the lanes on M-53. Traffic will be maintained using flag control. The work should be starting around 9:00 PM and completed by 5:00 AM.
On Monday June 4, 2012 MDOT will be starting on the bridge replacement on M-24 over Plum Creek. Preliminary work will be performed on Monday and on Tuesday June 7; the temporary signals will be energized for the upcoming bridge work. The completion date for this work is late October 2012.
This bridge is approximately 1.5 miles north of Davis Lake Road.
On Friday 05-25-2012 at 11:04 AM, Lapeer County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to an injury traffic crash on Lake Pleasant Road south of Lum Road in Attica (Arcadia Township).
Alice McCoy age 69 from Imlay City was traveling south on Lake Pleasant Road driving a 2011 Dodge Avenger. McCoy crested a hill approaching another southbound vehicle that was traveling below the posted 55 MPH speed limit.
McCoy’s swerved to the left but contacted the rear driver’s corner of a 2010 GMC Terrain driven by Nancy Schodowski age 67 from Attica. McCoy continued across the center line and collided head on with a northbound 2004 Buick LeSabre driven by Robbert Ferguson age 45 from Attica.
McCoy was wearing her seat belt with her vehicle’s airbags deploying. CPR was administered on McCoy while she was transported to McLaren- Lapeer Region. McCoy died of injuries sustained upon arrival at McLaren- Lapeer Region.
Ferguson was transported to McLaren- Lapeer Region for non-life threatening injuries.
Schodowski declined medical treatment at the scene.
Preliminary investigation supports that neither alcohol nor excessive speed are a factor in this traffic crash. The Lapeer County Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by the Michigan State Police- Lapeer Regional Post.
Lake Pleasant Road was closed or partially restricted for approximately 2 ½ hours for rescue and investigative purposes. This traffic crash remains under investigation by the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Office.
Starting at 8:00 pm tonight (Tuesday May 15, 2012) MDOT will be setting a temporary concrete barrier wall on M-24 over the Railroad Bridge. This work should be completed by 5:00 am Wednesday May 16, 2012.
In order to set the temporary concrete wall, “MDOT will have to maintain one lane of traffic for both directions” using flag control.