South Airport Road Reconstruction

south airport road reconstruction

Project Overview

Challenge: High volume traffic; Maintain access to businesses; Weather delays

Solution: Using a different traffic control pattern; Scheduled adjustments and a coordinated effort

South Airport Road is one of the most traveled roadways in Traverse City and is routinely operating at or above capacity. After years of heavier-than-anticipated traffic, South Airport Road from US-31 to Veterans Drive was in need of a complete reconstruction. 

Team Elmer’s came in as the low bidder on the project and was ready to take on the challenges, one of which was dealing with the heavy traffic on South Airport Road. The owner of the project, Grand Traverse County Road Commission, worked with Team Elmer’s to adopt a different traffic control pattern to help alleviate the impact on travelers. Business owne... Read more

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Project Details

Grand Traverse County Road Commission
Traverse City, MI
Joe Slonecki, PE, (231) 922-4849 ext. 209

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Home Office:

231.943.8975  Fax

P.O. Box 6150
3600 Rennie School Rd.
Traverse City, MI   49685