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2014 PRIMARY CONSTRUCTION

 

Updated October 1, 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.

The work between Bristol Avenue and Cordes Avenue is complete.

Contractor:                   Al’s Excavating
Start Date:                    May 11, 2014
Planned Completion: October 11, 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
Completed:                   September 10, 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
Completed:                   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:     October 13, 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
Completed:                    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
Completed:                    August 8, 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
Completed:                    August 13, 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 8, 2014
Completed:                    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
Completed:                    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
Completed:                    September 12, 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.

Pending right-of-way acquisition.


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.

Contractor:                     Dean’s Landscaping & Excavating
Start Date:                      September 29, 2014
Planned Completion:  May 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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