(Old Mission Peninsula and Bluff Road resident Bud Stych has been on task with the Bluff Road closure situation. To update you, a portion of the north end of Bluff Road has been closed since January 2020. When I talked with Brad Kluczynski, manager of the Grand Traverse County Road Commission, in August of 2020, he indicated that the road may be closed permanently, partly due to the fact that the traffic count there doesn’t justify the funds necessary to fix it. But could there be an alternative solution? Read on… jb)
It’s long past time to re-open Bluff Road. Senator Wayne Schmidt has said that there may be funds available through various Michigan programs that would pay for re-opening the failed Bluff Road.
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Please encourage Senator Schmidt to explore these possibilities by emailing him at [email protected], and asking him to continue to look into these programs.
You may also call his office at (517) 373-2413, or contact him via the form on his website here.
Read all Bluff Road closure stories and opinion pieces here.