This summer the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is reconstructing about a mile of US-41 in Hancock from the Portage Lake Lift Bridge to Lincoln Drive. Late last week the project moved in front of Finlandia University’s Finnish American Heritage Center, future College of Health Sciences building and North Wind Books.
It’s expected by the end of this week work will continue on Quincy Street beyond Hoover Center and Old Main to Mine Street. Access to all of those buildings will [...]
The City of Hancock will host the first Quincy Street Block Party on Thursday, June 23 with festivities running from 5 to 8 p.m. on the 100 block of Quincy Street in Downtown Hancock.
Quincy Street Block Party
The first block party is focusing on the businesses in the immediate construction zone. Events scheduled for Thursday’s Quincy Street Block Party include Karaoke by Euel Cappo of the Goal Post, Bob Hiltunen and friends playing music, fashion show by Celebrations, juggling and magic [...]
Construction starts Monday, to last into early fall
PROJECT: The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is reconstructing about a mile of US-41 in Hancock from the Portage Lake Lift Bridge to Lincoln Drive. Work includes removing and replacing the existing roadway, with drainage improvements. Streetscape work includes decorative street lighting, curb bump-outs and landscape plantings. The City of Hancock will be performing water main and sanitary sewer improvements in addition to MDOT’s project.
TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS: The project will require a detour, [...]