September 26, 2014 – On Tuesday, September 30, the City of Midland Water Division will begin water main replacement activities on North Saginaw Road from Sturgeon Creek to West Main streets.
The first phase of this project will involve conducting drilling related to installation of a new 12” water main. Work is expected to be completed by Thursday, October 2.
During this first phase, the right lane of northbound North Saginaw Road will be closed from Sturgeon Creek to West Main. The closure will take place from Tuesday to Friday.
In addition to the lane closure on North Saginaw, Sturgeon Creek will be closed to traffic at the intersection of North Saginaw on Thursday, October 2. Sturgeon Creek traffic will be detoured west on North Saginaw to Perrine then east on Haskin Drive. The road closure is expected to last until the end of the business day.
Motorists should expect delays and are encouraged to avoid the area if possible.
The second phase of the project, which begins Friday, October 3, involves tying the new main together. The work is expected to be completed by October 24, and should require no further traffic disruptions.
Water pressure should not be impacted during these maintenance activities.
Contact the Water Distribution office at 989-837-6950 with any questions.
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