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UPDATED 10/28/2019Statement from the Macomb County Department of Roads: Due to weather and unexpected project challenges, the open date for the Jefferson Avenue Bridge over the Salt River has been delayed. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding. With more than 25 road and bridge improvement projects throughout Macomb County, it is unavoidable that some projects will experience delays. We are working with our contractor to complete the work and reopen the bridge in a timely manner. The Macomb County Department of Roads will continue to keep residents and motorist updated on the progress of the project. Thank you.Letter to Residents - Project Update 10.28.2019
Update 8.29.2019Macomb County Department of Roads (MCDR) has begun construction on the Salt River Bridge Replacement project. Jefferson Avenue is currently closed; with a re-opening date of October 27, 2019. Jefferson
will be closed in this area to both vehicle and boat traffic and alternate ways around will be advised.
The design plans approved by MDOT illustrate the overall underclearance of the proposed structure is higher than the existing; in Span 1, the increase is between 6” and 10 1/2”.
Aesthetically speaking, the abutments and pier will have the
simulated stone veneer, decorative bridge lighting, galvanized black painted
3-tube rail with pickets, and the remaining exposed concrete surfaces painted
More details to come as we receive them.
Update 8.29.2019Jefferson Avenue from the Salt River Bridge north to Killewald Street will see a complete reconstruction; approximately 600 L.F. of Jefferson Avenue including the Meldrum Road intersection and existing driveways. The estimated project start date is September 4th with an estimate open to traffic date of October 27, 2019. During this closure, traffic will be re-routed down Roselawn for residents impacted by the Jefferson closure.Letter to Residents - Project Update and Detour Map
Update 5.7.2019Jefferson Avenue is currently closed due to construction from May 6 - October 4. Letter to Residents and Project Information - Jefferson Avenue over Salt River Bridge Replacement
Update 2.22.2019 Tentative construction date to begin in MAY with completion anticipated late October 2019.
Update 10.11.2018A mailing went out today to the residents along the Salt River waterway regarding water craft traffic. To view this letter, click here.
Overview of the
Jefferson Rd. Salt River Bridge
General Plan Site 1
General Plan Structure 2
General Plan Structure 3