Saginaw Business Frustrated by Lengthy Intersection Closure

Ice Cream Shop Struggles with Sudden Closure: Businesses Adapt to Extended Construction Timeline in Saginaw, Michigan

The sudden closure of the intersection of Sheridan Avenue and Hess Avenue in Saginaw, Michigan has left a local ice cream shop facing frustration during its peak season. Hand Dipped Ice Cream on Sheridan Avenue was caught off guard when construction began on Monday, March 25. The reconstruction project is expected to be completed by August 9, causing concerns for businesses in the area who rely on traffic at the intersection.

Fred Temple, who works at Hand Dipped Ice Cream, expressed his frustration with the extended timeline for the project. He believes that there could have been a better way to conduct the work without disrupting businesses in the area. However, Temple is still encouraging customers to visit the shop and enjoy their products. He mentioned that they offer a variety of treats, including tacos, tostadas, and 30 flavors of ice cream.

In addition to the closure at Sheridan and Hess Avenues, Gratiot Avenue (M-46) is also closed between Malzahn Street and Wheeler Street in Saginaw until Friday afternoon due to utility work. The combination of road closures is causing inconvenience for commuters and businesses in the area.


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