FLINT – The Genesee County Road Commission and the Michigan Department of Transportation announce the reconstruction of Ballenger Highway from Van Slyke Road to the Swartz Creek Bridge. Work begin Aug. 9. This road will be detoured from Aug. 9-Nov. 12.
Individuals need to follow the detour route of Miller Road, I-75, I-69, Hammerberg Road and 12th Street. The road will be fully open to traffic on or before Nov. 12. Completion scheduled for spring of 2011. Drivers are urged to slow down and proceed with caution in this and all work zones. — G.G.