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 this week:

  • HDPE force main welding continues.
  • Existing utilities located.
  • Approximately 420 feet of force main installed.

 

Summary of activities expected for next week (July 27 – August 1):

  • Continue force main installation. Installation will generally progress from south to north.
Force Main Installation

Work completed this week:

  • Approximately 1,500 feet of HDPE force main welded and prepped for installation.
  • Existing utilities located

 

Summary of activities expected for next week (July 20 – 25):

  • Additional materials will arrive on-site.
  • Begin force main installation. Installation will generally progress from south to north. Southern limit of force main is just south of Golf Drive.
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. In order to complete this project in a timely matter, we will need your help and cooperation. Your help with the items outlined below will help minimize the time of disturbance in your area, providing for a safer and earlier completion of the project. Thank you in advance for your efforts and patience!  

Construction Schedule

Anticipated length of construction – July 2020 through October 2020 Once work begins, work will generally be conducted between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. on Monday through Friday, with possible work on Saturdays. The work will be completed by Kalin Construction Company, a local contracting firm. For the safety of all residents and construction crews, we ask that residents stay out of the construction area at all times and to be aware of construction equipment in the area.  

Access

Pedestrian access to local businesses will be maintained at all time. Temporary driveway closures, if necessary, will be coordinated in advance.  

Mail

Kalin Construction will make the necessary arrangements with the postal service to assure mail delivery is not interrupted.  

Garbage Pick-up

Kalin Construction will make the necessary arrangements with the appropriate waste management companies to assure garbage pickup is not interrupted.