Construction Projects

Below are current road construction projects under design and/or construction.  Use the links below to view current construction projects and view construction project news releases.

  1. Major Street Reconstruction
  2. Local Street Reconstruction
  3. Construction Project News Releases

West Milham Avenue (Oakland Drive to South Westnedge Avenue) – new mast arms at both the Oakland and Constitution intersections, right turn lane for the Portage Northern/North school complex at Constitution, ADA ramp upgrades, mill and resurface.

Estimated Construction Cost:  $2,400,000
Anticipated Start Date:  April 2019
Anticipated Completion Date:  Fall 2019

Status:  Construction activities have begun on West Milham Avenue.  Traffic signal upgrades began at the intersection of Oakland Drive on April 9, 2019.  The contractor, Michigan Paving & Materials of Kalamazoo, Michigan, tentatively plans to begin sidewalk replacement on West Milham Avenue April 22, 2019, weather and materials permitting.  This construction will begin on the north side of West Milham Avenue between Oregon Avenue and South Westnedge Avenue.  Construction on the remainder of West Milham Avenue, including a new westbound right turn lane and signal upgrades at Constitution Boulevard will begin June 15, 2019.

Romence Road (Oakland Drive to Constitution Boulevard) – water main replacement, ADA ramp upgrades, mill and resurface.

Estimated Construction Cost:  $1,500,000
Anticipated Start Date:  April 2019
Anticipated Completion Date:  Fall 2019

Lovers Lane (East Centre Avenue to East Milham Avenue) – realignment of the reverse curve north of Ramona Avenue, reduction from four lanes to a three-lane configuration with bike lanes, mill and resurface.  (Project limit starts 150’ south of East Centre Avenue and end 300’ north of East Milham Avenue).

Estimated Construction Cost:  $1,150,000
Anticipated Start Date:  April 2019
Anticipated Completion Date:  July 2019

Idaho Avenue (Oregon Avenue to South Westnedge Avenue) – water main replacement, full road reconstruction with storm drainage improvements, curb and gutter, sidewalk.

Estimated Construction Cost:  $1,900,000
Anticipated Start Date:  April 2019
Anticipated Completion Date:  Fall 2019

Zylman Avenue (Portage Road to South Sprinkle Road) – replacement of force main, new boulevard road section east of Cox's Drive with roundabout at Cox's Drive and 10’ wide bike path east of Cox's Drive

Estimated Construction Cost:  $3,100,000
Anticipated Start Date:  June 2019
Anticipated Completion Date:  Fall 2019

Portage Road/Lakeview Drive Intersection Realignment – realignment of the intersection of Lakeview Drive at Portage Road to approximately 150’ south, including curb and gutter, sidewalk, ADA ramps, storm drainage improvements and the construction of Lakeview Court cul-de-sac.

Estimated Construction Cost:  $550,000
Start Date:  Fall 2018
Status:  Removal of trees and brush complete.  
Anticipated Completion Date:  Summer 2019

Angling Road (Vincent Drive to north city limits) – storm drainage improvements, ADA ramp upgrades, mill and resurface.

Estimated Construction Cost:  $375,000
Anticipated Start Date:  June 2019
Anticipated Completion Date:  Fall 2019

Meredith Street (South Sprinkle Road to East Kilgore Road) – extension of sidewalk on west side, mill and resurface.

Estimated Construction Cost:  $260,000
Anticipated Start Date: June 2019
Anticipated Completion Date: Fall 2019