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Mast Road

Location of roadwork:
North Territorial Road to County Line

Township:
Webster

When is the work being done:
Construction began in July but completion is impacted by labor dispute

Description of work:
Culvert Replacement, Roadside Safety Improvements

Impact on Traffic:
Road closed starting 08/08/2018 with posted detour

Funding Source(s):
Federal, Michigan Transportation Fund (MTF)

Latest Updates

October 2, 2018 Road Opening: Mast Road (Webster Twp)

WHEN: Effective Tuesday, October 2, 2018

WHERE: Mast Road between North Territorial Road and Strawberry Lake Road in Webster Township

WHY: Completion of bridge replacement project

BACKGROUND: On Tuesday, October 2, 2018, the Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) re-opened Mast Road between North Territorial Road and Strawberry Lake Road in Webster Township.

Pavement markings will be installed on Wednesday, October 3, weather pending. This work will not impede traffic.

CONTACT: If you have any questions concerning this project, please contact Brent Schlack, (734) 327-6670 or schlackb@wcroads.org

 For more information about WCRC road closures and re-openings visit wcroads.org/news/media-advisories.

ISSUE DATE: 10/02/18

September 26, 2018 It’s Paving Time!

Our contractors are doing some paving work on Mast Road in Webster Township today. The road remains closed to all traffic, we hope to have it back open sometime next week.

Once paving has been completed, contractors will replace the gravel shoulders and install guardrail along the replaced culvert before opening the road.

If you have any questions, please contact Brent Schlack, project manager, (734) 327-6670, schlackb@wcroads.org.

Paving on Mast Road in Webster Township began today (September 26, 2018)

Paving on Mast Road in Webster Township began today (September 26, 2018)

September 4, 2018 Work Stoppage Impacts Mast Road Project

As of 7 a.m. this morning, many projects on county roads in Washtenaw County are on hold due to a labor dispute between the Michigan Infrastructure Transportation Association (MITA) and the Operating Engineer’s Local 324. The Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) is not a party to these negotiations.

This work stoppage halts all paving, and some earthwork and underground work done by contractors on county roads.

For the Mast Road culvert replacement project, paving will be delayed until this labor dispute has ended. The road cannot be reopened to traffic until the paving has been completed and the guardrail has been installed.

Please contact Brent Schlack, project manager, if you have any questions – schlackb@wcroads.org or (734) 327-6670.

Click read the work stoppage press release issued by WCRC.

August 1, 2018 Road Closure: Mast Road ( Webster Twp)

WHEN: Starting Wednesday, August 8, 2018

WHERE: Mast Road between North Territorial Road and Strawberry Lake Road in Webster Township.

WHY: Culvert replacement

BACKGROUND: On Wednesday, August 8, 2018, the Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) will close Mast Road, between North Territorial Road and Strawberry Lake Road for a culvert replacement.

The road will be closed to all through traffic. Residents and property owners, who live or work within the work zone will be provided access to their property, but no traffic will be able to cross the culvert location itself.

Earlier this spring, WCRC removed trees along this stretch of road as a part of a federal safety grant, this culvert replacement is the second phase of the grant. No trees will be removed as a part of this phase.

The road improvements are expected to take approximately 4 to 6 weeks. However, all dates are tentative and subject to change due to weather conditions.

DETOUR: The posted detour for this closure is Strawberry Lake Road, Hamburg Road, 8 Mile Road, US-23 and North Territorial Road.

CONTACT: If you have any questions concerning this work, please contact Brent Schlack, assistant director of engineering, (734) 327-6670, or via email at schlackb@wcroads.org.

For more information about WCRC road closures visit wcroads.org/news/media-advisories.

 ISSUE DATE: 08/01/18

January 24, 2018 Mast Road Tree Removal Safety Project Notice

The Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) has been awarded Federal Highway Safety Improvement Funds (HSIP) to improve safety along Mast Road from North Territorial Road to Strawberry Lake Road in Webster Township. These funds were awarded specifically to remove trees that are too close to the roadway and pose a safety risk.

The tree work will begin in the coming weeks, with all tree removals done before March 31, 2018. A contractor, approved by the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), will conduct the work.

The plan is to remove trees and brush approximately ten-feet from the edge of pavement within the existing public road right-of-way. Additional dead trees may also be removed from within the public road right-of-way.

Please be advised the contractor is not able to accommodate requests for additional work beyond the scope of the contract.

Contact information:
Brent Schlack
    • (734) 327-6670