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:  All work is complete.  Awaiting final walk through with MDOT.

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:  August, 2019

     Status:  All work is complete.  Awaiting restoration items to be completed and final closeout with MDOT.

Lovers Lane (East Centre Avenue to East Milham Avenue) – realignment of the reverse curve north of Ramona Avenue, a 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 ends 300’ north of East Milham Avenue).

Estimated Construction Cost:  $1,150,000
Start Date:  April 29, 2019
Anticipated Completion Date:  July, 2019

     Status:  Final walk through completed on August 29th.  Restoration items remain.

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:  Project is complete.  Awaiting final closeout of project.

Zylman Avenue (Portage Road to South Sprinkle Road) – replacement of force main, new boulevard road section east of Cox's Drive with a 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:  Consumers Energy and Charter Spectrum continue to work on underground utility improvements on the south side.  Work continues on roadway subgrade.  Concrete curb and gutter to be installed on north side the week of October 21st and paving of the north side scheduled for October 28th, weather permitting.

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:  Awaiting final closeout of project with MDOT.

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: Final walk through scheduled for week of October 21st.  Restoration items remain.

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

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

Status: Project is complete.  Final walk through scheduled for week of October 21st.  Restoration items remain.