Michigan DNR Selects Mass Timber Construction for New Building in the Upper Peninsula

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has announced its plans to build a multistory building using mass timber, a construction system that uses large solid or engineered wood columns, beams and panels to create a multistory buildings from renewable materials in the Village of Newberry in Luce County. The building, which is currently in the planning stage, will house both the DNR’s customer service center and field offices in the eastern Upper Peninsula. When complete the new building will include about 10,000 square feet of office space, 16,500 square feet of garage space and a community room that will be available for public use.

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DNR plans to replace Newberry facilities with mass-timber building