Brrr! A cold but exciting ribbon-cutting for Whitehall’s Lake Street

November 5, 2012

Michigan green streets

From left to right: State Senator Geoff Hansen, Contractor Chris Thompson, Jason Washler, Amy Heisser of Alcoa Foundation, City of Whitehall Mayor Emery “Mac” Hatch, City of Whitehall Director of Public Works Brian Armstrong

Michigan’s first green street opened today with a ribbon cutting on Lake Street in Whitehall, Michigan.

Lake Street features bioswales, detention zones, native plants, filter strips, and permeable pavers all used to treat the storm water as many times as possible before it enters White Lake. An innovative project that illustrates Michigan’s strides towards a green and prosperous state.

Green Street Stormwater Management

Whitehall’s Lake Street: Permeable Pavers

 


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