3 bridges over U.S. 23 to close for 7 days of repairs


DUNDEE, Mich. — Repairs to bridges over U.S. 23 will close three local roads in western Monroe County for seven days, starting today, the Michigan Department of Transportation announced.

The Rauch Road, Ida West Road, and Brewer Road bridges will close at 7 a.m. today and are scheduled to reopen by 3 p.m. Friday, officials said. Detours will be posted for Ida West and Brewer.

The bridges are the first of 10 the state plans to repair during the next few months between the Ohio border and Brewer, which is just south of Dundee.