Benton Charter Township is constructing a new lift station and interceptor sewer in the area between Pipestone Road, Interstate 94, and Napier Ave. The map showing the project area will be updated as the project progresses. See further description of the project including anticipated traffic impacts below.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact any of the project representatives listed below.
Contact: Steve Oosting, PE
Contractor: Selge Construction Co, Inc.
Benton Charter Township
Public Works Department
Two separate road closures will occur on Pipestone Road between Napier Ave and Mall Drive.
The first Pipestone Road closure will occur near Aldi and is planned for late October 2023. The closure will be limited to a four week duration. Access to businesses and residences on Pipestone Road will remain available from each direction.
The second Pipestone Road closure will occur near the Meijer gas station and is planned for Spring 2024. The closure will also be limited to a four week duration. Access to businesses and residences on Pipestone Road will remain available from each direction.
See the map to the right showing the closure areas in Pipestone Road and the detour route.
Home Depot & Hampton Inn
Continuous access to the Hampton Inn and Suite hotel and Home Depot will be maintained throughout the project.
Napier Ave Businesses
Access to businesses in the Napier Ave area will not be affected. A portion of the parking lot west of the Super 8 Hotel will be removed and replaced to install sanitary sewer.
The intersection of Gaines Ave and Glencoe Drive is anticipated to be closed the last two weeks of July 2024 for sanitary sewer installation. Traffic will be rerouted via a detour.
A portion of the Aldi parking lot will be removed to install a new force main, however, access to Aldi will be maintained via the north Pipestone Road entrance and the Orchards Mall entrance. The work in the Aldi parking lot is anticipated to occur the last two weeks of October 2023. The parking lot will be restored upon completion of the force main work.