FLINT TWP. — Construction has begun on the 1.1 mile resurfacing project on Linden Road between Calkins and Beecher Road, after a week’s delay from the original Aug. 6 start date.
As of Monday morning, traffic was moving smoothly through the alley of orange barrels that work crews have placed along the heavily traveled road.
With two northbound lanes open, access was not yet impeded to Carman- Ainsworth High School where all students were expected to return this week to pick up class schedules, prior to school beginning Sept. 4.
But travel delays are likely in September and October with the repaving work scheduled to be completed by the end of October or first week in November.
One southbound lane and one turning lane was open Monday as work crews set up signs and dividers for the $1.967 million project.
Russ Parks, Carman-Ainsworth assistant superintendent said they are working with the Genesee County Road Commission on a plan to best handle the morning and afternoon school traffic, when the school year begins.