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Road - Closures and Construction

Posted on: April 5, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Fairplain Drive Road

Construction Notice


TOWNSHIP: Benton Township

LOCATION: Fairplain Drive, between M-139 and Mall Drive.


START DATE: Mid-April 2022

PROJECT: Fairplain Drive from M-139 to Mall Drive will be resurfaced starting mid-April. This project will also include the reconfiguration of roadway lanes to facilitate safer use for all road users. The resulting road surface will include wide paved shoulders for non-motorized use. 

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS: Fairplain Drive will temporarily be closed to traffic at the M-139 intersection during Phase I of construction improvements. 


Once Phase I is completed, during Phase II there will be one lane of traffic 

(in each direction) maintained for the remaining duration of the project. Closure will occur starting 

mid-April. Our website will be updated with latest project timelines. To view News Flash updates visit and scroll towards the bottom of the page to view project announcements. 

PHASE I DETOUR ROUTE: During Phase I, when Fairplain Drive is closed to all traffic at the M-139 intersection, a signed detour will be in place. Phase I Detour Route: Napier Avenue to Plaza Drive or Nickerson Avenue to Nickerson Court to Plaza Drive.

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