MDOT: Repairs to US-131 overpass could take weeks

BYRON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — More bad news for drivers who rely on the 100th Street overpass at US-131: A spokesperson for the Michigan Department of Transportation says the span will be closed for at least three to four weeks.

The overpass has been closed since Friday night, when police say two semi-trucks heading northbound were carrying an oversized shipping container and hit the overpass.

The nearby Marathon gas station is also feeling the hit.

“Before the bridge, things were going really, really well,” said Abby Hoppen, marketing director for J&H Family Stores, which owns the service station that sits next to the 100th Street entrance to northbound US-131.

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