KL Avenue Construction Updates

Monday, October 30th

Sewer is being installed on 8th Street and will be finished Friday, November 3.

Friday, November 3: The final grading on KL avenue will be finished.

Saturday, November 4: K&R will start paving KL Avenue and 8th Street.

Tuesday, November 7: Concrete curb and driveways will be poured.

Friday, November 10: K&R will be placing topsoil, seed & mulch.

Once the KL Avenue and 8th Street have their final layer of pavement, pavement markings will be placed, and the signal at 8th and KL will be reinstalled.

October 9, 2017

The signal light at KL Ave and 8th Street will be removed on Monday, October 9th.  The intersection of KL Ave and 8th Street will be completely closed and detours will shift accordingly.

K&R will be removing the top layer of pavement on 8th street October 10th. They will begin at the intersection of KL Ave and 8th Street and will be working their way south to the bridge.

Reconstruction of the KL Ave roadway will start on Monday, October 16th at 9th Street and proceed west.

September 26, 2017

KL Avenue is now closed to through traffic. Detours are posted and access to businesses will be maintained during construction.

Tree removal has been completed.

In the following weeks, K&R will work on installing sewer from 9th Street working West towards 8th Street. 1,900 feet of sewer has been installed with 1,000 feet more to install to reach 8th Street. The intersection of 8th and KL will be closed at a future date to construct the sewer (new detour will be posted).

Once KL Ave is completed, the sewer construction will begin on 8th street from KL to approximately 700 feet south to the bridge.

September 5, 2017

KL Avenue is closed to through traffic.

Tree removal crews from “Chop” will continue to remove trees along KL Avenue this week.

The project is a few days behind due to some unforeseen obstacles found during excavation.

In the following weeks, K&R will work on installing sewer from 9th Street working towards 8th Street.

August 28, 2017

KL Avenue is now closed to through traffic.

Tree removal crews from “Chop” will continue to remove trees along KL Avenue this week.

The pavement has been removed from KL Avenue in preparation for the sewer installation.

K&R has installed the 24″ sewer along 9th Street and will begin constructing a manhole on KL near 9th Street.

In the following weeks, K&R will work on installing sewer from 9th Street towards 8th Street

August 21, 2017

All traffic control is in place and detours are posted – all businesses will have access during construction.

Tree removal crews from “Chop” is removing trees on KL Avenue.

K&R will begin installing the 24″ sewer along 9th Street towards KL Avenue and construct a manhole on KL near 9th Street.

In the following weeks, K&R will work on installing sewer from 9th Street working towards 8th Street.

August 14, 2017

KL Avenue Sanitary Sewer Extension

This project will extend the existing sanitary sewer to the West to provide sanitary sewer service in Oshtemo Township.

The Contractor will maintain access to businesses and homes in the construction area. The residents and businesses will have the option to connect to the sanitary sewer once completed.

Schedule

August 21, 2017

Tree removal and pavement removal on KL Ave

August 28, 2017

Start construction of sewer at 9th street working towards 8th street.

October 9, 2017

Start Construction on of sewer on 8th street south to bridge.

October 16, 2017

Road Restoration

November 1, 2017

Construction Complete/Open to Traffic