Important Information

Holland Board of Public Works (BPW), Holland Charter Township (Holland Township), and the Ottawa County Road Commission (Road Commission) will be completing improvements along Lakewood Boulevard, between Lakeshore Avenue and North River Avenue, during the 2022 construction season.

Holland BPW will be installing a new 36-inch water transmission main in Lakewood Boulevard and North River Avenue.

Holland Township will be replacing existing water main and storm sewer in Lakewood Boulevard.

Road Commission will be resurfacing Lakewood Boulevard, between Lakeshore Avenue and 144th (Division) Avenue and between Aniline Avenue and North River Avenue.

Road Commission will be widening Lakewood Boulevard, between Division Avenue and Aniline Avenue, and installing new curb and gutter and storm sewer.

Access/Traffic Control

Emergency vehicle access will be always provided.

Road closures and detours will be in place during construction. Detour routes and closures will be included in future updates.

Caution is advised when driving through work areas.

Mail

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

Garbage Pick-up

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

Water Service

Temporary water shutdowns will be required to connect new water main to existing water mains. Advance notice will be provided prior to shutdowns. Shutdown duration will be limited to the extent practical.

Existing water service lines within the project area may be replaced as necessary to meet current standards. Customers adjacent to the construction area may have their water service interrupted temporarily while the Contractor replaces their service. The Contractor will coordinate with each customer prior to interrupting service.

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Prein&Newhof will have personnel in the field.

Ken Bosma, PE
Project Liaison
(616) 364–8491

Brent VanDyke
On-Site Contact
(616) 401-8761

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Contractor for Holland BPW and Holland Township: Kamminga & Roodvoets

Contractor for Road Commission – Division to River: Kamminga & Roodvoets

Office: (616) 949–0800

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Holland BPW

Customer Service Line: (616) 355–1500

Holland BPW – Lakewood Blvd. Improvements

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Work completed/in progress from the last update:

  • Curb and gutter installed, aggregate base placed and graded, and paving began between Division and Aniline.
  • Jack and bore beneath Douglas Ave completed and pipe installed.
  • Transmission main piping installed up to Howard tie-in.
  • Holland Township tie-ins completed except for tie-in at Elm, including tie-ins at Aniline and to the elevated storage tank.
  • Holland Township water services completed
  • Aggregate base placed and rough graded between Aniline and River
  • Hauling out spoils on River in preparation for road building
  • Completed trail patches and driveway repairs between 152nd and 144th.

 

Anticipated activities for the upcoming week include:

  • Pressure test remaining transmission main – Saturday
  • Continue hauling out spoils and road building
  • Chlorinate remaining transmission main and take samples
  • Finish remaining Holland Township water main work and abandon old water main
  • Cut and cap ZBPW 20″ and abandon
  • Flowable fill jack and bore casings and ZBPW 20″ between D&W and River

Work completed/in progress from the last update:

  • Lakewood/River intersection restored and opened to traffic.
  • Jack and bore beneath CSX Railroad completed and pipe installed.
  • Holland Township main line 16″ water main complete.
  • Holland Township water service work begins.
  • Completed storm sewer installation between Aniline and Division for road reconstruct project.
  • Continued road construction of Lakewood between Aniline and Division, including some curb and gutter installation.
 

Anticipated activities for the upcoming week include:

  • Prepare jack and bore pit for Douglas Ave crossing.
  • Continue road building between Aniline and Division.
  • Continue water service installation and perform several 16″ water main tie-ins, including the tie-in to Holland Township’s elevated storage tank.
  • Continue transmission main installation.


Note: CSX is planning to close Lakewood between Beeline and River to replace a section of track in Lakewood. The work is anticipated to take one week starting 9/12. Traffic will be detoured via Beeline/James/Division/Ottawa Beach.

Work completed/in progress from the last update:

  • Transmission main installed up to the Railroad in River.
  • Continued with Holland Township 16″ water main installation. Installation complete to eastern limit of replacement work (near Wendy’s)
  • Lakewood/River intersection restoration underway. *Paving is completed. Pavement markings and traffic signal work will be completed tomorrow and intersection will be open to traffic tomorrow*
  • Continued storm sewer installation between Aniline and Division for road reconstruct project.
  • Began road construction of Lakewood between Aniline and Division.
  • Installed third groundwater treatment system and relocated first system.
  • Installed dewatering wells.
  • Lowe Construction arrived on-site and began preparing bore pit for Railroad crossing.
  • Began disinfection of 16″ water main.

Anticipated activities for the upcoming week include:

  • Continue transmission main installation.
  • Install additional dewatering as necessary.
  • Continue Holland Township 16″ water main installation, testing, and start water services.
  • Install storm sewer between Aniline and Division for road reconstruct project.
  • Jack and Bore beneath Railroad.
  • Continue road construction between Aniline and Division.
 

Note: CSX is planning to close Lakewood between Beeline and River to replace a section of track in Lakewood. The work is anticipated to take one week starting 9/12. Traffic will be detoured via Beeline/James/Division/Ottawa Beach.

Work completed/in progress from the last update:

  • Pavement removal in River between Lakewood and Douglas.
  • Transmission main installed and pressure tested through Lakewood/River intersection and up to McDonalds.
  • Continued with Holland Township 16″ water main installation. Installation complete to just west of Township’s elevated tank.
  • Lakewood/River intersection restoration underway.
  • Continued storm sewer installation between Aniline and Division for road reconstruct project.
  • Installed second groundwater treatment system.

Anticipated activities for the upcoming week include:

  • Complete Lakewood/River intersection restoration and open to traffic by next weekend.
  • Continue transmission main installation.
  • Install additional dewatering as necessary.
  • Continue Holland Township 16″ water main installation.
  • Install storm sewer between Aniline and Division for road reconstruct project.
  • Install third groundwater treatment system and relocate current groundwater treatment system.
  • Jack and Bore contractor (Lowe Construction) is tentatively scheduled to arrive near the end of the week.

Work completed/in progress from the last update:

  • Lakewood/River intersection closed and traffic shifted in River.
  • Pavement removal in Lakewood/River intersection and within River.
  • Transmission main installed part way through the Lakewood/River intersection, pipe crew is now moving south down River.
  • Continued with Holland Township 16″ water main installation. Installation complete to just east of Elm Street.
  • Road resurfacing project placed top course between 152nd and 144th.
  • HDPE drill pipe connection completed and restraint collar formed.

 

Anticipated activities for the upcoming week include:

  • Continue transmission main installation through Lakewood/River intersection.
  • Replace concrete improvements and re-build road within Lakewood/River intersection as feasible. Anticipate intersection will be re-paved the week after Labor Day.
  • Pavement removal in River.
  • Continue Holland Township 16″ water main installation.
  • Restore Park Township property.
  • Install storm sewer between Aniline and Division for road reconstruct project.
  • Install second groundwater treatment system and relocate current groundwater treatment system.
 
RIVER/LAKEWOOD INTERSECTION CLOSURE STARTING TOMORROW, AUGUST 20TH

Work completed/in progress from the last update:

  • Transmission main installed up to River/Lakewood intersection.
  • Transmission main between east HDD pit to Holland Charter Township maintenance building was disinfected and passed BacT testing.
  • Approximately ½ of OCRC road reconstruct storm sewer completed between 144th and Aniline.
  • Initiated mobile groundwater treatment system.
  • Continued with Holland Township 16″ water main installation. Installation complete to just west of Elm Street.
  • Road resurfacing project leveled between 152nd and 144th. Top course placement complete between 160th and 152nd.

Anticipated activities for the upcoming week include:

  • Install dewatering wells in Lakewood/River intersection.
  • Pavement removals in Lakewood/River intersection and River.
  • Install transmission main in Lakewood/River intersection.
  • Continue Holland Township 16″ water main installation.
  • Connect HDPE drill pipe to 36″ transmission main at east HDD pit (tomorrow)
  • Install storm sewer between Aniline and Division for road reconstruct project.
  • Top remainder of road resurfacing project

Work completed/in progress from the last update:

  • Transmission main installed up to Wendy’s at River/Lakewood intersection.
  • Transmission main pressure test between east HDD pit to Holland Charter Township maintenance building complete.
  • Easement storm sewer for road reconstruct project completed.
  • Shoulder and topsoil restoration between 152nd and 144th.
  • Mobilized mobile groundwater treatment system.
  • Continued with Holland Township 16″ water main installation.
  • Road resurfacing project milled between Lakeshore and 144th. Leveling complete from Lakeshore to 152nd. Top course placement in progress between Lakeshore and 160th.

 

Anticipated activities for the upcoming week include:

  • Continue transmission main installation up to River intersection.
  • **Close River intersection on August 20.**
  • Continue Holland Township 16″ water main installation.
  • Install storm sewer between Aniline and Division for road reconstruct project.
  • Mill, level, and top remainder of road resurfacing project
  • Chlorinate transmission main from east HDD pit to Holland Charter Township maintenance building.
  • Connect HDPE drill pipe to 36″ transmission main at east HDD pit
  • Retore west HDD pit.
 

Work completed/in progress from the last update:

  • Lakewood and 144th Ave intersection paved and reopened.
  • Transmission main between 152nd and west HDD pit was disinfected and passed BacT testing.
  • Transitions milled between existing and new paved surfaces between 152nd and 144th.
  • Shoulder and topsoil restoration between 152nd and 144th.
  • Easement storm sewer installation for road reconstruct contract.

Anticipated activities for the upcoming week include:

  • Continue transmission main between Holland Charter Township maintenance building and River.
  • Pressure test and chlorinate transmission main from eastern drill pit to Holland Charter Township maintenance building.
  • Complete easement storm sewer installation for road reconstruct contract.
  • Shoulder and topsoil restoration between 152nd and 144th.
  • Dewatering setups, lateral replacement, and water service replacement, as necessary.
  • Mobilize and initiate mobile groundwater treatment system.

Work completed/in progress from the last update:

  • Transmission main between 152nd and western drill pit passed pressure test and is being connected to the drilled pipe.
  • Pigged pipe drilled beneath Pine Creek.
  • Transmission main installation in 144th Ave intersection complete and progressing to eastern drill pit.
  • Road paving and incidental concrete work between 152nd and western drill pit.
  • Road resurfacing project between Lakeshore and 144th started removals and concrete improvements.

Anticipated activities for the upcoming week include:

  • Continue transmission main between 144th and River to Holland Charter Township maintenance building.
  • Continue transmission main installation to eastern drill pit.
  • Mill transitions between existing and new paved surfaces between 152nd and 144th.
  • Chlorinate and test transmission main between 152nd and eastern drill pit.
  • Install restraint collar(s) on HDPE pipe.
  • Pave 144th Ave intersection and re-open to traffic.
  • Shoulder and topsoil restoration between 152nd and 144th.
  • Commence easement storm sewer construction between 144th and Aniline for road reconstruct project.
  • Dewatering setups, lateral replacement, and water service replacement, as necessary.

Work completed/in progress from the last update:

  • Lakewood closed between 152nd and 144th. Traffic detoured to James Street.
  • Lakewood closed between 144th and River. Traffic detoured to Ottawa Beach Road.
  • Lakewood closed at 144th.
  • Transmission main installation between 152nd and 144th progressed west to the HDD pit and is being prepared for acceptance testing.
  • Began transmission main construction in 144th Ave intersection.
  • OCRC began preparatory work for the road resurfacing project between Lakeshore and Division.
  • Replaced long side water services between Division and Aniline.
  • Road building behind transmission main construction between 152nd and 144th continued.

 

Anticipated activities for the upcoming week include:

  • Continue transmission main between 144th and River to Holland Charter Township maintenance building.
  • Continue transmission main installation from east side of 144th Ave intersection to east HDD pit.
  • Acceptance testing of transmission main from 152nd to west HDD pit.
  • Pave road between 152nd and west HDD pit.
  • Dewatering setups, lateral replacement, and water service replacement, as necessary.