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Posted on: April 5, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Fairplain Drive Road Improvements

Construction Notice


TOWNSHIP: Benton Township

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


START DATE: April 21, 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 on April 21, 2022. 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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