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Alpine Township

Schedule Date: April 22 - May 8, 2019

Location Detail: Local Road Paving Projects

The following is a list of local road paving projects currently proposed/scheduled for the 2019 construction season. Local roads are typically shorter distance, two-lane collector roads and residential streets. Local road projects are cost-shared between the township and the Kent County Road Commission.

11 Mile Road

Schedule Date: May 16 - 31, 2019

Location Detail: Nestor Avenue to Pine Island Drive

Project will consist of cold milling the existing HMA surface and applying a one-course overlay.

13 Mile Road

Schedule Date: June 5 and June 7, 2019

Location Detail: Fruit Ridge Avenue to Peach Ridge Avenue

The section of 13 Mile Road between Fruit Ridge Avenue and Peach Ridge Avenue will be closed to through traffic for patching on Wednesday, June 5 and top course paving on Friday, June 7. The intersection of Fruit Ridge Avenue and 13 Mile will also be closed on Friday, June 7 for paving. Access to properties within construction limits will remain open.

76th Street

Schedule Date: May 6 - May 31, 2019

Location Detail: Sierrafield Dr. to Clyde Park Ave.

The Kent County Road Commission has contracted Superior Asphalt to complete a resurfacing project on 76th Street. The crew will mill off the existing asphalt and replace it with 3 ½” new hot mix asphalt (HMA).  Through traffic will be detoured.

Bell Lake Drive

Schedule Date: May 17 - May 22, 2018

Location Detail: McCabe to the End

The paving project will include one course of 2” hot mix asphalt overlay.

Bella Vista Drive

Schedule Date: June 4 - June 15, 2018

Location Detail: Bella Vista (Belding Rd to Myers Lake)

Bella Vista: Mill & Fill (Resurfacing)
Mill & Fill is a structural pavement treatment that involves the removal of the existing surface layer - and in some cases the entire asphalt pavement thickness - with a milling machine and the replacement of the milled location with new asphalt. This process is used when a surface has deteriorated to poor condition and surrounding grades (i.e. curbs, driveways) must be met.
 

Belmont Avenue

Schedule Date: May 23 - June 8, 2018

Location Detail: Pine Hill Drive to South of Belmont Bypass

​Project: Crush & Shape and Resurfacing

Crush & Shape is a structural pavement treatment that grinds, or crushes, the existing asphalt and 1-2” of underlying gravel. The material is then regraded, compacted and covered with multiple layers of paver-placed hot asphalt. ("Road Closed" sign posted at 10 Mile Ave and Belmont Ave)

Belmont Avenue

Schedule Date: May 9 - May 23, 2018

Location Detail: Belmont Bypass to 10 Mile Road

​The project consists of a mill and fill. The road will be closed to through traffic for the project’s duration.

Mill & Fill is a structural pavement treatment that involves the removal of the existing surface layer - and in some cases the entire asphalt pavement thickness - with a milling machine and the replacement of the milled location with new asphalt. This process is used when a surface has deteriorated to poor condition and surrounding grades (i.e. curbs, driveways) must be met.

Belmont Bypass

Schedule Date: Completed May 4, 2018

Location Detail: South of 10 Mile Road

A new road is being constructed from 10 Mile Road and Thrifty Drive, south and west, to Belmont Avenue. Belmont Avenue is being widened from Graphic Drive south approximately 500 feet.Construction of new all season road will divert 10 Mile & Belmont Avenue left turns to the signalized intersection at the Meijer Entrance on 10 Mile Road. This project will provide for a three-lane roadway, with one lane in each direction and a center turn lane.

Bostwick Lake View Drive, Summerwind Avenue and Summer Lane Avenue

Schedule Date: June 6-June 11 2018

Location Detail: Bostwick Lake View Dr (9 Mile Road to End); Summerlane Avenue (5 Mile to Summerwind); Summerwind Avenue (5 Mile to end)

Project will include an Ultra Thin Overlay with a chipseal interlayer. 

Bristol Avenue

Schedule Date: May 2 - May 18, 2018

Location Detail: 4 Mile Road to Alpine Church Road

Project: Crosstile replacement and Crush & shape

Broman Street

Schedule Date: May 15 - May 31, 2019

Location Detail: Division Avenue to Lymburner Avenue

The Kent County Road Commission has contracted Rieth Riley Construction to complete a mill and fill resurfacing. The project consists of cold milling the existing hot mix asphalt surface and replacing it with one course overlay.

The road will be closed to through traffic; motorists should seek alternate route.

Brower Lake Dr, Brower Ave and Oakview Ave

Schedule Date: May 22 - June 8, 2018

Project: Mill & Fill

Mill & Fill is a structural pavement treatment that involves the removal of the existing surface layer - and in some cases the entire asphalt pavement thickness - with a milling machine and the replacement of the milled location with new asphalt. This process is used when a surface has deteriorated to poor condition and surrounding grades (i.e. curbs, driveways) must be met.

Campau Lake Streets (Caledonia) (COMPLETE)

Schedule Date: September 25 - October 5, 2018

Project consists of mill & fill; completed with lane closures.

Cannon Twp: Arroyo Vista Dr, Bella Vista, Knollcrest, Silverwick and Cannon Meadows

Schedule Date: May 16 - June 1, 2018

Location Detail: Arroyo Vista (Blakely to 9 Mile) Bella Vista (Belding Rd to Myers Lake) Knollcrest (Myers Lake to End) Silverwick (young to end) Cannon Meadows (Pettis to End)

​These streets will receive a full mill & fill.

Mill & Fill is a structural pavement treatment that involves the removal of the existing surface layer - and in some cases the entire asphalt pavement thickness - with a milling machine and the replacement of the milled location with new asphalt. This process is used when a surface has deteriorated to poor condition and surrounding grades (i.e. curbs, driveways) must be met.

Cascade Road

Schedule Date: Week of May 29 – June 22, 2018

Location Detail: Fulton Street to East Beltline Avenue

Mill & Fill is a structural pavement treatment that involves the removal of the existing surface layer with a milling machine and the replacement of the milled location with new asphalt

Cascade Springs Subdivision (COMPLETE)

Schedule Date: July 17 - September 14, 2018

Location Detail: Off of Cascade Road

There will be road closures/lane closures for a mill and repave.

Clifford Avenue

Schedule Date: May 1 - May 10, 2018

Location Detail: Between Ada Drive and Cascade Road

​Mill and fill project. Road will be closed to through traffic during construction.

Clyde Park Avenue (Utility)

Schedule Date: May 29 – July 14, 2018

Location Detail: Alles Drive to 750 feet south

The utility project consists of sanitary sewer and water main extensions, private street entrance, road widening and resurfacing.

Crystal Springs Blvd., Crystal View Dr., and Hartman Dr.(COMPLETE)

Schedule Date: August 16 - August 22, 2018

Mill and repave will be completed with lane closures

Cutter Parkway, Eastmont, Kirk and Glen Meadow (S of Cascade Rd)

Schedule Date: May 7 - June 15, 2018

Location Detail: South of Cascade Road

Mill and fill projects. Construction will be completed with road closed to through traffic.

East Paris (Complete)

Schedule Date: 7-3-18 until further notice

Location Detail: South of 68th Street

Closed to through traffic for repaving
Contractor: Superior Asphalt

Edgerton Avenue

Schedule Date: April 30 - May 11, 2018

Location Detail: Indian Lakes Road to 16 Mile Road

Crush & shape and repave

Fruit Ridge Avenue

Schedule Date: April 16 - May 3

Location Detail: 300 feet south of 13 Mile Road

Widen and reconstruct Fruit Ridge Avenue south of 13 Mile Road. Section will be closed to through traffic during construction.

Fruit Ridge Avenue (Complete)

Schedule Date: August 14 - September 14, 2018

Location Detail: 10 Mile Road to 12 Mile Road

​Project: Crush & Shape and Overlay

Crush & Shape is a structural pavement treatment that grinds, or crushes, the existing asphalt and 1-2” of underlying gravel. The material is then regraded, compacted and covered with multiple layers of paver-placed hot asphalt.

Ginger Brook Court and County Brook Drive

Schedule Date: June 22 - June 27, 2018

Roads will be closed for a mill and repave. 

Hudson Street

Schedule Date: June 11-June 19, 2018 (completed in phases)

Location Detail: Grand River Drive to northern Lowell city limits

About: Mill & Fill is a structural pavement treatment that involves the removal of the existing surface layer with a milling machine and the replacement of the milled location with new asphalt. This process is used when a surface has deteriorated to poor condition and surrounding grades (i.e. curbs, driveways) must be met. For this project, 2 inches of existing asphalt will be removed and replaced with 2 inches of hot mix asphalt (HMA).

Hull Street

Schedule Date: May 15 - 31, 2019

Location Detail: Pine Island Drive to Pennington Avenue

The Kent County Road Commission has contracted Rieth Riley Construction to complete a mill and fill resurfacing. The project consists of cold milling the existing hot mix asphalt surface and replacing it with one course overlay.

The road will be closed to through traffic; motorists should seek alternate route.

Jonathan Woods Subdivision (COMPLETED)

Schedule Date: July 11 - August 4, 2018

Location Detail: Jonathan Woods Subdivision

Project: Mill & Fill

Mill & Fill is a structural pavement treatment that involves the removal of the existing surface layer - and in some cases the entire asphalt pavement thickness - with a milling machine and the replacement of the milled location with new asphalt. This process is used when a surface has deteriorated to poor condition and surrounding grades (i.e. curbs, driveways) must be met.

Jupiter Avenue (Northbound)

Schedule Date: May 15 - September 14, 2018

Location Detail: Plainfield Avenue to Coit Avenue

Construction of non-motorized trail. Construction will include lane closures.

Kenmoor Plat (COMPLETE)

Schedule Date: July 19 - August 2018

Location Detail: Off of Cascade Road

There will be road closures/lane closures for a mill and repave.

Kenowa Avenue: Frederick Meijer Kenowa Trail

Schedule Date: March 5 - July 14, 2018

Location Detail: 68th Street to 56th Street

Construct a 10’ wide HMA non-motorized trail. Project will be completed with shoulder closures.

Kirk Drive

Schedule Date: May 1 - May 11, 2018

Location Detail: Between Ada Drive and Cascade Road

​Mill & fill project. Road will be closed to through traffic during construction.

Knapp Street (COMPLETE)

Schedule Date: July 23, 2018 to (August 31 – East Segment); November 16, 2018 (Project Completion)

Location Detail: Dunnigan Avenue to Pettis Avenue

Reconstruction work takes place on Knapp Street between the Grand River Bridge and Pettis Avenue (East Segment) and Dunnigan Avenue to 900 feet west of Grand River Drive (West Segment). Work includes widening and resurfacing to provide a three-lane roadway with one lane in each direction and a center turn lane. Initially, the contractor will place temporary paving on the north side of Knapp Street in order to maintain two-way traffic. After placing the temporary paving throughout the project, construction work will begin on the East Segment. This portion will be completed by August 31, 2018. Overall completion is scheduled for October 31, 2018.

Kraft Avenue

Schedule Date: April 15 - June 14, 2018

Location Detail: 36th St. to 28th St.

The project will consist of replacing the concrete bridge approach south of the highway overpass and cold milling and paving Kraft Avenue from north of 36th Street to Coach Drive. The project will be phased to maintain one lane of traffic in each direction at all times during construction.

Kroes Street

Schedule Date: June 27 - July 3

Location Detail: Northland Drive and Wolverine Blvd.

Cold milling of existing hot mix asphalt (HMA) and replacement with two courses of new HMA.

Kuttshill Drive (COMPLETE)

Schedule Date: July 30 -August 15, 2018

Location Detail: Childsale Avenue to Brewer Avenue

 This project includes sanitary sewer and water main work, along with widening Kutshill Drive for a left-turn lane at Woodshills Drive.

Laraway Lake Drive

Schedule Date: June 10 - June 13, 2019

Location Detail: Cascade Road to Thornapple River Drive

The Kent County Road Commission will be replacing a culvert across Laraway Lake Drive.

Leonard St (Utility Work)

Schedule Date: April 12 - May 24, 2018

Location Detail: East of East Beltline Avenue

City of Grand Rapids utility project includes sanitary force main work on the north side of Leonard Street (outside pavement). Part of bore and jack of the East Beltline Avenue.

Lincoln Lake Avenue

Schedule Date: April 25 - May 24, 2019

Location Detail: North Lowell City Limits to McPherson St.

The Kent County Road Commission has contracted Superior Asphalt to complete a crush, shape and repave with 3.5 inches of Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA).

Crush & Shape is a structural pavement treatment that grinds, or crushes, the existing asphalt and 1-2” of underlying gravel. The material is then regraded, compacted and covered with multiple layers of paver-placed hot asphalt.. The section will be closed to through traffic, with a posted detour.

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