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Motorists driving along parts of Main Street in Plymouth will need to drive with caution along line of orange barrels.
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Equipment works on striping a layer of the road surface along Main Street in downtown Plymouth on July 13, 2020. (Photo: JOHN HEIDER | hometownlife.com)
Temporary pain for motoristswill result in long-term gain for drivers and bicyclists in downtown Plymouth beginning Tuesday.
Road crews are expected to begin road diet-striping operations on Main Street between Ann Arbor Trail and Ann Arbor Road on Tuesday, according to a statement released by the Plymouth Downtown Development Authority.
Motorists shouldexpect some delays and detours around rolling work crew operations, which are expected run a few days.
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The road diet will add two dedicated bike lanes and a left-hand turn lane on Main Street between Ann Arbor Trail and Ann Arbor Road, while reducing vehicular lanes from two in each direction to one in each direction.
This week's projected is funded by aroads improvement bond that Plymouth residents passed 1,028-728last November.The first phase of the ambitious road-construction project saw milling, fresh paving and re-striping of Main Street from Wing to Church streets.
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