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Spaulding Avenue

Schedule Date: May 29 - June 25, 2018

Location Detail: Intersection Project

Project will consist of widening Spaulding Avenue to construct a dedicated northbound right turn lane. The project includes total road resurfacing from 450 feet south of Cascade Road to Cascade Road. Through traffic will be maintained throughout project with exception of a 2-day total closure to allow for paving.

Spaulding Avenue at Ada Drive (COMPLETE)

Schedule Date: July 16 -July 30, 2018

Location Detail: Ada Drive, South 1250 Feet

The project will widen Spaulding Avenue from Ada Drive to south 1250 feet to accommodate a dedicated left turn lane.

Stoneview Plat, Pebble Dr, Mountain Pine Plat and Arrowcrest Plat (Completed)

Schedule Date: July 23 - July 27, 2019

Roads will have intermittent closures for paving.

Thornapple River Drive (one-Way)

Schedule Date: October 12 - October 25, 2018

Location Detail: South of Ada Drive

Project consists of concrete curb & gutter modifications and concrete crosswalks at Thornapple River Drive and Ada Drive intersection. The road will be closed to through traffic.

Tyrone Culvert # 26

Schedule Date: April 30 - May 4, 2018

Location Detail: 18 Mile Road - .3 miles East of Peach Ridge Avenue

Project consists of replacing existing 84” cmp culvert with a 84” reinforced concrete culvert

Vergennes Street

Schedule Date: June 20 - July 20

Location Detail: Bailey Drive and Boynton Avenue

Drainage Improvements will be completed by the Kent County Road Commission and followed by paving (mill & fill), to be completed by Rieth Riley. From June 20 -June 27, the road will be closed to through traffic (6AM to 6 PM); from June 28 - July 20, the road will be closed to through traffic until the project's completion.

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.

Whistlewood Drive, Whistlepipe Drive, and Whistlepipe Court

Schedule Date: June 21 - June 25, 2018

Roads will be closed for a mill and repave.

Whitneyville Avenue

Schedule Date: May 9- May 30, 2018

Location Detail: 100th to 108th Street

Project: Crush and shape

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 will be closed to through traffic for the duration of the project. (Traffic will be detoured)

Wilson Avenue

Schedule Date: July 9 - July 28, 2018 (COMPLETED)

Location Detail: 92nd Street to 108th Street

Project: Mill and Crush & Shape 

Milling involves the removal of 2" of existing surface layer with a milling machine and the replacement of the milled location with two (2) courses of new Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA). 

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