Important Information

The GRSD Sewer Authority is installing 9,200 feet of new force main along Red Arrow Highway between Warren Woods Road and Brown Road. Work commenced on July 6 and will extend through the end of October 2020.

The project will include open-trench excavation in the green space between Red Arrow Highway and the railroad tracks. Red Arrow Highway will be restricted to two lanes during construction. Temporary closures at Brown Road, East Road, and Lakeside Road will be required to install the pipeline. Advance notice of all road closures and detours will be provided.

ACCESS TO LOCAL BUSINESS WILL BE MAINTAINED AT ALL TIMES.

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Prein&Newhof will have personnel in the field on behalf of the project owners.

Steve Taplin, P.E.
Office Contact
(616) 364-8491
staplin@preinnewhof.com

Steve Timmer
Onsite Contact
(269) 377-5255

Dave Vriesman
Onsite Contact
(616) 634-6733

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GRSD Sewer Authority

Josh Teeter
(269) 469-3434

 

Chikaming Township

Julie Schroeder
(269) 469-1676

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Kalin ConstructionContractor

GRSD Sewer Authority - Lift Station 6 Force Main Replacement

Work completed the last week:

  • Red Arrow Highway crossing completed, and road reopened to through traffic.
  • Excavated existing utilities near Lift Station 6 in preparation for yard piping.

 

Summary of activities expected for next week (October 12 – 16):

  • Continue yard piping installation near Lift Station 6.
  • Begin pressurizing force main for acceptance testing.

 

Work completed the last week:

  • Approximately 400 feet of force main installed.
  • Air release manhole installed.
  • Lakeside Road crossing completed.
  • Lakeside Road to be temporarily restored and opened to traffic by tomorrow (10/3).

 

Summary of activities expected for next week (October 5 – 10):

  • Close Red Arrow Highway between Warren Woods Road and Lakeside Road.
  • Install force main across Red Arrow Highway.

 

Work completed the last week includes:

  • Approximately 200′ of force main installed.
  • Storm sewer re-laid across East Road.
  • East Road temporarily restored and reopened to traffic.

 

Below is a summary of activities expected for next week (9/28 – 10/03):

  • Close Lakeside Road.
  • Install remaining force main between Lakeside Road and East Road.

Work completed the last week:

  • Approximately 300 feet of force main installed.
  • East Road closed and detour in place.
  • Lowered 30 feet of gravity sanitary sewer and installed new manhole.
  • Installed force main across East Road.

 

Summary of activities expected for next week (September 21 – 26):

  • Install storm sewer across East Road.
  • Restore East Road.
  • Prepare for Lakeside Road closure.
Status of East Road Construction

Work completed the last two weeks:

  • Approximately 1,800 feet of force main was installed.
  • Brown Road crossing was completed and restored.

 

Summary of activities expected for next week (September 14 – 19):

  • Continue force main installation.
  • East Road closure is scheduled for Tuesday, September 15. The road will remain closed for approximately one week.

 

Force Main Installation

Work completed this week:

  • Approximately 1,200 feet of force main was installed.

 

Summary of activities expected for next week (August 31 – September 5):

  • Continue force main installation, which will generally progress from south to north.

 

Work completed this week:

  • Approximately 350 feet of force main installed. Installation completed to Lakeside Road.
  • Lakeside Road crossing was attempted but not completed. Crossing has been delayed until after Labor Day.

 

Summary of activities expected for next week (August 17 – 22):

  • Continue force main installation. Installation will generally progress from south to north.
  • Force main installation between Lakeside Rd and East Rd will be completed after Labor Day. Installation will continue north of East Road.

 

Work completed this week:

  • Approximately 1,100 feet of force main installed. Installation completed to Acorn Path.

 

Summary of activities expected for next week (August 10 – 15):

  • Continue force main installation. Installation will generally progress from south to north.
  • Force main installation between Lakeside Rd and East Rd may be completed later. Contractor intends to skip this section and continue north of East Road.

 

Work completed this week:

  • Approximately 1,000 feet of force main installed. Installation completed to Kruse Street.

 

Summary of activities expected for next week (August 3 – 8):

  • Additional materials scheduled to arrive.
  • Continue force main installation. Installation will generally progress from south to north.