Cass Road to close during Boardman Project demolition

Published Aug. 11, 2017

DETROIT – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, announces that Cass Road in Traverse City, Mich. will be closed during demolition activities related to the Boardman Dam Removal Project.

Cass Road will be closed for approximately ¼ of a mile from Broad Road to Keystone Road, scheduled from Aug. 14, 2017 through Nov. 11, 2017. During this period, cross traffic is advised to take the South Airport Road detour or the Beitner Road detour. Construction traffic signage is posted.

The Boardman Dam removal, along with other ecosystem restoration projects planned on the Boardman River, will assist in the restoration of the natural aquatic ecosystem as well as provide internal connectivity to Grand Traverse Bay of Lake Michigan.

For additional information please contact U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District employees Chris Schropp, civil engineer, (616) 842-5510 x25526 or Lynn Rose, chief of public affairs at (313) 226-4680.


Lynn Rose,
313-300-0662 (cell)

Release no. 17-024