Weekly Update

Construction Activities and Infrastructure Investments 

Each week, we'll update this page with the latest information on construction activity. You'll find updates for city projects, plats and site developments. Check back each week for updates or follow us on Facebook

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City Projects

Week of June 10, 2024

Greenfield, Porter to Chicago Dr – 2024 Watermain Replacement (Wyoming Excavating)

The Contractor has finished the concrete replacement and is focusing on spreading gravel for the road base this week.  Asphalt base course is tentatively scheduled to be paved mid-week next week.  Contractor is also working on topsoil restoration this week.

Hook Avenue Construction (Diversco Construction)

The contractor continues to work on the construction of the storm sewer throughout the project.  They plan to finish up asphalt removals this week and start grading the road later next week.

2024 Federal Resurfacing Project – Gezon Parkway/54th St Resurfacing (Rieth Riley)

The Contractor continues their work on the east bound curb lane the entire length of the project from Byron Center to Division Ave.  Crews will be working on areas of widening with storm sewer extensions and fire hydrant relocations.  Concrete replacement along the east bound curb lane continues as areas become ready.  On Tuesday, 56th Street heading towards Clyde Park will be closed for reconstruction of the intersection.  The closure will last several weeks and access to UPS and Menards will be from Clyde Park.  Traffic shifts for east bound traffic will be required for storm sewer extensions between Center Drive and Metro Way.  Please use caution when traveling through the construction area.

2024 Federal Resurfacing Project – Clyde Park Ave - Kenowa Ave (Michigan Paving)

The contractor starts construction on Clyde Park today with the closure of the north bound outside lane.  They will on concrete removals between 36th St and 44th St to repair the damaged curb and gutter and sidewalks.  Work will also start on the south bound side to replace multiple water services for median irrigation.  Traffic will be reduced to one lane each direction through the construction area.

2024 Wyoming Resurfacing Project (Michigan Paving)

The contractor continues to work in the neighborhood north and east of 28th St and Clyde Park Ave (McKee, Woodward, Longstreet, Noel & 26th St).  Concrete replacement continues and will likely wrap up early next week.  Tentatively, the mill is scheduled to remove the asphalt in the area next middle of next week.  The contractor is also performing topsoil restoration as they work to complete the concrete.   The contractor anticipates working through June in this area.

The next area to begin will start with saw cutting the damaged concrete in the area south and west of Burlingame Ave and 36th St (Groveland, 39th St, Iowa, Taft, Hubal, Oak Valley, Minnie).  The saw cutting will begin this week followed by removals.

Holiday Avenue Stream Tributary Restoration (Quantum Construction)

The contractor is preparing to perform some stream bank restoration.  They have set up a temporary stream crossing and are preparing to drive some sheet piling to protect the work area.  If weather conditions continue, they plan to remove concrete in the channel and place stone boulders to protect the stream bank this week and into next.

Site Developments

Ceazar Chavez, Clyde Park Ave to Hall Street

The contractor is working on the reconstruction of Ceasar Chavez from Clyde Park Ave through the Hall Street intersection.  Traffic is detoured around the project.  Hall Street intersection is closed and detoured around the project. 

MDOT

MDOT CONSTRUCTION

US-131 - Plaster Creek Bridge

Construction on southbound US-131 should be wrapping up this week.  The freeway is completely closed at Burton Street for bridge repairs to the Plaster Creek structure between Burton St and 28th St.  Concrete repairs are ongoing between Pearl St and 28th Street.  Traffic is reduced to one lane of traffic from Pearl to Burton for the repairs.    Detailed question or information should be directed to MDOT Transportation Service Center (TSC).  Northbound US-131 will remain open during the second phase.

PLATS

Courtney Lynn Court (South side of 56th Street between Wilson Ave and Ivanrest Ave)

The contractor has completed grading the road subgrade and has paused construction for bit. 

The Retreat (NE Corner of 52nd Street and Byron Center Ave)

Contractor has completed the public utilities and is focused on building construction.  The construction of the drive entrance on 52nd Street has not been scheduled at this time.  When started, the work will require a lane shift along west bound 52nd Street, east of Byron Center Ave.