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2014 PRIMARY CONSTRUCTION

 

 

Updated July 29, 2014

 

EXPANSION/ RECONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

 

4 Mile Road – from Walker Avenue to Old Orchard Drive

Reconstruct and widen to 3-lane all-season section.  Realign Bristol Avenue north of 4 Mile Road.  Includes earthwork, concrete curb and gutter, storm sewer, HMA pavement and new traffic signal at Cordes Avenue.  Through traffic will be detoured.

 

Contractor:                   Al’s Excavating

Start Date:                    May 11, 2014

Planned Completion: September 27, 2014

 

68th Street – from Plaza Center Avenue to Plaster Creek

Trench and widen to provide a 5-lane roadway with a center left-turn lane. Cold mill and resurface existing asphalt paving.  Includes concrete curb and gutter, storm sewer, cold milling and HMA pavement.  2-way traffic will be maintained.

 

Contractor:                   Michigan Paving and Materials

Start Date:                    June 9, 2014

Planned Completion: August 29, 2014

 

Patterson Avenue – from 108th Street to 100th Street

            Reconstruct to 2-lane all-season construction.  Through traffic will be detoured.

 

Contractor:                   Dean’s Landscaping & Excavating

Start Date:                    July 28, 2014

Planned Completion: September 27, 2014

 

 

INTERSECTION PROJECTS

 

12 Mile Road @ M-37

Widen to provide a center left-turn lane east and west of M-37 in preparation for MDOT traffic signal project.  2-way traffic will be maintained west of M-37 and through traffic will be detoured east of M-37.

 

Contractor:                   Deans Landscaping and Excavating

Start Date:                    June 9, 2014

Completed:                   July 3, 2014

 

Spaulding Avenue @ Cascade Road

Widen Spaulding Avenue to provide a southbound right-turn lane at Cascade Road.  2-way traffic will be maintained.

 

Planned Start Date:     September 22, 2014

Planned Completion:  November 14, 2014

 

 

TRAFFIC SIGNAL PROJECT

 

Wolverine Boulevard @ 10 Mile Road

Modify and upgrade existing traffic signal, with box span configuration, LED signal heads and updated detection.

 

Contractor:                     Strain Electric

Start Date:                      July 28, 2014

Planned Completion:  September 26, 2014

 

 

RESURFACING PROJECTS

 

Cascade Road – from Pratt Lake Avenue to East County Line

Remove existing concrete bridge over abandoned rail corridor.  Regrade and lower roadway east and west of the bridge location.  Cold mill remainder of existing asphalt surface and resurface with HMA pavement.  Through traffic will be detoured.

 

Contractor:                     Dean’s Landscaping and Excavating

Start Date:                      May 5, 2014

Planned Completion:  August 9, 2014

 

3 Mile Road – from East City Limits to East Beltline Avenue

Cold mill the existing asphalt surface.  Resurface with HMA pavement.  Through traffic will be detoured.

 

Contractor:                Rieth-Riley Construction

Start Date:                 May 5, 2014

Completed:                June 6, 2014

 

4 Mile Road – from Plainfield Avenue to Dean Lake Avenue

Cold mill the existing asphalt surface.  Resurface with HMA pavement and restripe a 3-lane configuration.  2-way traffic will be maintained.

 

Contractor:                     Rieth-Riley Construction

Start Date:                      July 14, 2014

Planned Completion:  August 29, 2014

 

10 Mile Road – from Wolverine Boulevard to Courtland Drive

Cold mill the existing asphalt surface.  Resurface with HMA pavement.  2-way traffic will be maintained.

 

Contractor:                     Michigan Paving and Materials

Estimated Start Date:   September 2, 2014

Planned Completion:  September 26, 2014

 

10 Mile Road – from Courtland Drive to Myers Lake Avenue

Crush and shape the existing asphalt surface.  Resurface with HMA pavement.  Through traffic will be detoured.

 

Contractor:                     Michigan Paving and Materials

Start Date:                      July 28, 2014

Planned Completion:  August 29, 2014

 

Honey Creek Avenue – from 5 Mile Road to Cannonsburg Avenue

Crush and shape the existing asphalt surface.  Resurface with HMA pavement.  Through traffic will be detoured.

 

Contractor:                     Rieth-Riley Construction

Start Date:                      June 10, 2014

Completed:                    June 20, 2014

 

Grand River Drive / Carl Drive – from M-21 to Alta Dale Avenue

Crush and shape the existing asphalt surface.  Resurface with HMA pavement.  Through traffic will be detoured.

 

Contractor:                     Rieth-Riley Construction

Start Date:                      June 16, 2014

Completed:                    June 27, 2014

 

BRIDGE PROJECTS

 

Algoma Bridge #47 – Pine Island Drive over the Rogue River

Restore existing historic concrete “Rainbow Arch” bridge.  Including concrete deck and concrete girder repair.  Traffic will be detoured.

 

Contractor:                     L. W. Lamb

Estimated Start Date:   July 7, 2014

Planned Completion:  September 19, 2014

 

NON-MOTORIZED PROJECTS

 

Fred Meijer Pioneer Trail - Phase 2 (formerly Musketawa / White Pine Trail)

Construct a 10-foot wide HMA trail from 3 Mile Road at Alpine Avenue to the White Pine Trail at North Park Street.

 

Fred Meijer Pioneer Trail - Phase 4

Widen existing 5-foot wide concrete sidewalk along one side of 3 Mile Road between Walker Avenue and Alpine Avenue to 10-foot wide non-motorized geometry at Alpine Avenue to the White Pine Trail at North Park Street.

 

2015 Construction

 

Paul Henry Trail Connector

Construct a 10-foot wide HMA trail along the east side of East Paris Avenue connecting the existing Paul Henry Trail segments between 68th Street and 60th Street.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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