M-109 Turn Lanes at Dune Climb – Work starting July 8

NEWS – NPS project to add M-109 entrance turn lanes to Sleeping Bear Dune Climb entrance begins July 8

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. – A permit project by the National Park Service (NPS) will add left- and right-turn lanes on M-109 at the Dune Climb entrance (Hunter Road) at the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.


County: Leelanau

Highway: M-109

Closest city: Glen Haven

 Start date: Monday, July 8, 2024

Estimated end date: Friday, Sept. 6, 2024

Traffic restrictions:

This work will require lane closures on M-109 with traffic regulators July 15-30, followed by a lane shift through August. Drivers will see intermittent lane closures in late August and early September.


Safety benefit:

This work will improve safety for visitors to the Dune Climb.