UPDATE: M-28 back open between Chocolay Township, Munising

Whiteout conditions closed a portion of the highway Thursday evening.
Published: Feb. 2, 2023 at 5:42 PM EST|Updated: Feb. 3, 2023 at 2:35 PM EST
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MUNISING, Mich. (WLUC) - As of 2:35 p.m. Friday, the Michigan State Police said M-28 is back open between Chocolay Township and Munising.

As of 12:45 p.m. Friday, the Michigan State Police says M-28 is still closed between Chocolay Township and Munising as road and weather conditions continue to be less than favorable. The MSP said local authorities will reevaluate at 3:00 p.m.

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Last published: Feb 2, 2023 8:47:29 PM

M-28 is closed between Munising and Kawbawgam Road in Chocolay Township.

Munising Public Schools Superintendent Michael J. Travis tells TV6 the Alger County Road Commission confirmed with him that the road will not reopen before 7:00 a.m. Friday at the earliest. Munising Public Schools will be closed Friday due to the weather.

Lake-effect snow showers continue over the northwest wind lake-effect snow belts. Blowing snow is creating very low visibility along parts of the Lake Superior shore.

For an alternate route between Harvey and Munising, drivers should use US-41 and M-94.

This story will be updated.