St. Ignace Business I-75 Reconstruction

Project Overview

Challenge: Equipment mobilization across the weight restricted Mackinac Bridge; out of town construction for three months

Solution: Disassembling equipment, shipping equipment via barge, and reassembling; staying on schedule to allow crews weekends at home

On a recent job in St. Ignace, Michigan, Team Elmer’s crews were a long way from home. Over 80 miles of road and bridge stretched between the Team Elmer’s offices in Hillman and the project worksite in St. Ignace, in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The distance proved challenging as Team Elmer’s crews worked to rebuild a deteriorated one-mile stretch of I-75.

The road, which provides a thoroughfare from the north side of St. Ignace to the downtown area, was in bad shape. That span of I-75 is the city’s most-traveled stretch, not just for everyday traffic but also for major local attractions like parades... Read more

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Project Details

St Ignace, MI
Chris Rupinski P.E., MDOT; (906) 293-5168

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Home Office:

231.943.8975  Fax

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