College Avenue/Townsend Drive Project 2021-2022

The Michigan Department of Transportation will perform a reconstruction project of Townsend Drive and College Avenue during the construction seasons of 2021-2022.  Their plan is to reconstruct Townsend Drive during 2021 and reconstruct College Avenue and a portion of East Montezuma Avenue in 2022.

During the reconstruction project, the City of Houghton will perform some utility upgrades on College Avenue.

Mi Drive map for checking on up-to-date construction delays and closures: 


Project Information Provided by MDOT:

Project Overview

Lane Reconfiguration

East Montezuma Configuration

College Avenue Reconfiguration

Townsend Drive Reconfiguration

Pedestrian Improvements

Historic Properties and Considerations

Utility Upgrades

Maintaining Traffic

Project Contacts

aerial view of the city of Houghton and lift bridge