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      Detours in Ishpeming for $8.7 million construction

      An $8.7 million construction project in Ishpeming will resume Saturday.

      Due to the construction, business M-28, or Division Street will be closed from Lakeshore Drive to Pine Street in Ishpeming. Detours will be in place taking motorists around the work site.

      The construction is phase two in the Partridge Creek Diversion Project. Once completed, it'll reroute the creek and reduce the amount of mercury in Deer Lake.

      The Environmental Protection Agency has listed the mercury levels as an *area of concern*.

      The construction is scheduled to last until late summer.