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
Start Date:  April 9, 2019
Anticipated Completion Date:  September, 2019

Status:  Construction on the right turn lane at Constitution Boulevard is complete.  Concrete sidewalk and ADA ramp improvements are complete on the north side and continue on the south side of Milham Avenue.

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

Estimated Construction Cost:  $1,500,000
Start Date:  May 5, 2019
Anticipated Completion Date:  July, 2019

     Status:  Water main installation is complete.  Concrete sidewalk and ADA ramp improvements continue.

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
Start Date:  April 29, 2019
Anticipated Completion Date:  July, 2019

     Status:  The northbound lanes have been paved.  The project has been completed.  Final walk through to be scheduled.

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:  $1,905,000
Start Date:  April 29, 2019
Anticipated Completion Date:  September, 2019

     Status:  Water main installation is complete.  Storm sewer improvements continue.  Concrete sidewalk is underway.

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:  $3,500,000
Start Date:  June 17, 2019
Anticipated Completion Date:  October, 2019

     Status:  Sanitary sewer force main replacement continues.

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:  November, 2018
Anticipated Completion Date:  July, 2019

     Status:  The project has been completed.  Final walk through with MDOT to be scheduled.

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

Estimated Construction Cost:  $710,000
Start Date:  July 15, 2019
Anticipated Completion Date:  September, 2019

     Status:  Construction scheduled to begin July 15th.

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

Estimated Construction Cost:  $300,000
Anticipated Start Date: August, 2019
Anticipated Completion Date: October, 2019