Current Construction Projects

2017 Project Schedule (Tentative)

Proposed Construction
Tentative Start Date
Michigan Ave.(I-94 BL)
Brown to Steward
Street reconstruction with sidewalk replacement on south side, mixed-used path construction on north side and replacement of water main, sanitary sewer and storm sewer Apr 24
Washington Ave./ Glick Hwy (I-94 BL)
2-Way conversion
Conversion of 1-way pairs to 2-way traffic for each with traffic signal
upgrades and intersection reconstruction Michigan @ Steward and Michigan @ Cooper
Apr 24
RR crossing conversion for 2-way traffic Michigan @ Cooper Conversion of RR crossing signals for 2-way traffic with pavement improvements at crossing Oct 1
Glick Hwy (I-94 BL)
Blackstone to Jackson
Water main replacement Oct 11
E. Michigan Ave. (I-94 BL)
Cooper to Dwight
Mill and resurface Apr 17
N. West Ave (M-50)
North St to Boardman Rd
Asphalt joint repairs and microsurfacing
Aug 18
PAKA Connector Trail
Mixed-use path construction from New Leaf Park on Fourth to Sharp Park School
May 2
 Horton Rd/Park Rd Intersection Realignment Realignment of the Park Rd. approaches to Horton Rd. and PAKA Connector trail extension to Park Rd. Aug 7
Kibby Road -
City limits to West Ave.
Pavement replacement on boulevard south side, removal of boulevard from north side, roundabout construction at Denton, and water main replacement west of Glen Dr.
Aug 10
Parking Lot 20 Expansion Expand City-operated public parking lot located on the block encircled
by Jackson, Glick, Blackstone and Pearl) in coordination with Lofts on Louis apartments construction
Mar 13
Blackstone St - 
Michigan to Glick
Installation of streetscape lighting Delayed Spr. 2018
Parking Lot 6 
Sealcoating and restriping of City-operated public parking lot located
west of JATA Bus Station
Jul 6
First alley east of Mechanic
between Washington & Cortland
Pavement removal and replacement with drainage improvements Sep 18
Second alley east of
Blackstone between
Wesley & Washington
Replacement of brick sewer at north end of alley to repair connection
to sewer under Glick Hwy.
Jun 12
First Street -
Franklin to Washington
Streetscape enhancements at the intersection of First and Franklin with pavement milling and resurfacing throughout Delayed Spr. 2018
Jackson Street -
Franklin to Washington
Mill and resurface with sidewalk ramp upgrades at intersections and
water main replacement
Aug 14
Cortland -
First to Blackstone
Water main replacement by trench construction Sep 18
Michigan Ave. -
First to Blackstone
Water main replacement by trench construction and lining of brick sewer Sep 18
Dewey -
Clinton to Lansing
Water main replacement by trench construction Aug 31
Fleming -
Maguire to Blakely
Water main replacement by trench construction Sep 5
Capital Preventive
Crackseal and chipseal of various streets Sep 18

Requesting a Construction Project

Contact the Engineering Division at 517-788-4160 to see if a street is scheduled for construction within the next few years. If it is not scheduled for reconstruction, the resident can obtain a petition from the City Clerk's Office.

According to City Ordinance, petitions signed by at least 50% of property owners can initiate public improvements such as street construction. If ordered for construction, property owners would be assessed for their share of the construction cost.