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Muskegon Police Department
Tuesday July 18th, 2017 :: 11:27 a.m. EDT
Advisory

Update: Old Sappi Smoke Stack Demolition is complete and all roads are open to vehicle traffic. No problems noted.

Update: The old Sappi Smoke Stack Demolition is complete and all roads are now open to vehicle traffic. No problems noted.



The Public Safety Office would like to remind you that on Tuesday morning, July 18, 2017, there is a planned felling of the Smoke Stack at the old Sappi Plant on Lakeshore Drive. This will occur sometime around 7 a.m.
Air quality testing will begin immediately afterward and continue until the “all clear” is given.

We ask that everyone remain outside of the 1000’ perimeter for their safety.

Road Closures: From 6:30am to 11:00am, Lakeshore Drive will be closed to traffic between McCracken and Cottage Grove. Several side streets including LeBoeuf, Lincoln, LaRue, Clifford and Sherin will also be closed for 1-2 blocks. Local traffic will be able to access Lakeshore to LeBoeuf.

There is no public viewing area available.

The Public Safety Office will send out updates via Nixle of any important changes.

Address/Location
Muskegon Police Department
980 Jefferson Street
Muskegon, MI 49440

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 231-724-6750

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