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Updated April 16, 2014

 

2014 PRIMARY CONSTRUCTION

 

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.

 

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.

 

 

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

Planned Completion:July 12, 2014

 

Spaulding Avenue @ Cascade Road

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

 

 

TRAFFIC SIGNAL PROJECT     

 

Wolverine Boulevard @ 10 Mile Road

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

 

 

RESURFACING PROJECTS

 

Cascade Road – 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.  Coldmill remainder of existing asphalt surface and resurface with HMA pavement.  Through traffic will be detoured.

3 Mile Road – 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

Planned Completion:June 30, 2014

 

4 Mile Road – 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.

 

10 Mile Road – Wolverine Boulevard to Courtland Drive

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

 

10 Mile Road – Courtland Drive to Myers Lake Avenue

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

 

 

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.

 

 

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.

 

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.

 

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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