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

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.

Work completed/in progress from the last update:

  • Transmission main installation between 144th and River has progressed to Devon Self Storage and will be in front Holland Charter Township maintenance building next week.
  • Transmission main installation between 152nd and 144th has progressed nearly to the recently installed Pine Creek crossing pipe.
  • Area between 160th and 152nd seeded and mulched.
  • Road building behind transmission main construction between 152nd and 144th continued.
  • Installed some 16″ Holland Township water main between Aniline and River.

 

Anticipated activities for the upcoming week include:

  • Continue transmission main between 144th and River.
  • Continue transmission main between 152nd and 144th.
  • **July 20th – Shut down 144th Ave intersection and begin transmission main installation from east side of intersection to Pine Creek. Intersection will be closed for approximately two weeks.**
  • Pressure test transmission main from 152nd to creek crossing.
  • Start easement storm sewer construction for road reconstruct project between 144th (Division) and Aniline.
  • Continue 16″ Holland Township water main installation between Aniline and River.
  • Continue road building between 152nd and 144th.
  • Dewatering setups, lateral replacement, and water service replacement, as necessary.

Work completed/in progress from the last update:

  • Connection to existing water main at 160th and Lakewood complete, intersection paved, and re-opened to traffic.
  • Area between 160th and 152nd restored and scheduled for seeding next week.
  • North half of Lakewood milled between Aniline and River.
  • South half of Lakewood milled between Division and Aniline for road reconstruct project.
  • Transmission main installation from Aniline to Elm Street complete.
  • Transmission main installation from 152nd to east of Bay Meadows complete.
  • Road building continues behind transmission main crew between 152nd and 144th
  • Remaining HDPE fusion complete and hydrostatic test complete.
  • Precision Trenching continuing to work on underground HBPW electric service between Division and Aniline.
  • Storm sewer replacement between Aniline and Beech was completed.
  • Sanitary lateral and water service replacement continues as necessary.
  • Held pre-construction meeting for road reconstruct project.

 

Anticipated activities for the upcoming week include:

  • Continue transmission main installation east of Elm Street.
  • Continue transmission main installation east of Bay Meadows to the west end of the HDD.
  • Continue road building between 152nd and 144th.
  • Dewatering setups, lateral replacement, and water service replacement, as necessary.

Work completed/in progress from the last update:

  • 160th Avenue intersection closed and connection to existing 30″ interconnect in progress.
  • Leak between 160th and 152nd Avenue identified and repaired. Pressure test passed.
  • HDD pull back completed.
  • 36″ transmission main construction east of 144th progressed to Aniline Avenue.
  • Water service replacement between Aniline and Division.
  • Sanitary sewer lateral relocation as required.
  • Paved base course of asphalt between 160th and 152nd.
  • Precision Trenching continued their work to relocate and underground HBPW electric service between Aniline and Division.

 

Anticipated activities for this week and next week include:

  • Complete connection to 30″ interconnect and open 160th Ave intersection. Expected to turn water back on Monday, 6/20, and open intersection either Wed 6/22 or Thurs 6/23.
  • Mill between 160th and 152nd (south half of road for road resurfacing)
  • Mill between Aniline and River (north half of road for water main and storm sewer construction)
  • Lawn restoration between 160th and 152nd.
  • Water service and sanitary lateral verification and replacement between Aniline and River.
  • Dewatering setups as necessary.
  • Start transmission main installation east of Aniline.
  • Start transmission main installation between 152nd and Pine Creek crossing.

Work completed/in progress from this past week:

  • 152nd Avenue intersection paved and opened to traffic.
  • Leak detection in 36″ transmission main between 160th through 152nd
  • Drilling contractor continues to remove material for pipe installation beneath Pine Creek.
  • 36″ transmission main construction east of 144th progressed to approximately 500′ E of the eastern Winter Oaks drive.
  • Water service and sanitary lateral verification and replacement.
  • Started fine grading aggregate base between 160th and 152nd.
  • Precision Trenching began work to relocate and underground HBPW electric service between Aniline and Division.
  • Milled north side of Lakewood between 152nd and 144th.

 

Anticipated activities for next week include:

  • Close 160th Ave intersection and start work on tie-in to 30″ interconnect.
  • ID leak between 160th and 152nd and repair as necessary.
  • Pressure test and disinfect transmission main between 160th and 152nd
  • HDD crew continue 54” ream pass and pull back 42″ pipe.
  • Water service and sanitary lateral verification and replacement.
  • Dewatering setups as necessary.
  • Continue transmission main installation east of 144th

Work completed/in progress from this past week:

  • 36″ transmission main construction progressed through 152nd Ave. Intersection remains closed.
  • Drilling contractor continues to remove material for pipe installation beneath Pine Creek.
  • Water service and sanitary lateral verification and replacement.
  • Second pipe crew began transmission main construction east of 144th Ave.

 

Anticipated activities for next week include:

  • Pave 152nd Ave intersection and reopen to traffic.
  • Pressure test and disinfect transmission main between 160th and 152nd.
  • Continue transmission main installation east of 144th.
  • Drilling contractor will continue to remove material for pipe installation beneath Pine Creek.
  • Water service and sanitary lateral verification and replacement.
  • Mill north side of Lakewood between 152nd and 144th.

Work completed/in progress from this past week:

  • Kamminga & Roodvoets was awarded the contract for the road improvements between Division and River.
  • Lakewood closed between 160th and 152nd. Traffic detoured to James Street.
  • Lakewood closed between 152nd and 144th. Traffic detoured to Ottawa Beach.
  • Lakewood closed between 144th and River. Traffic detoured to Douglas/Ottawa Beach.
  • 36″ transmission main construction progressed to 152nd Ave.
  • Drilling contractor continues to remove material for pipe installation beneath Pine Creek.
  • HDPE pipe welded and staged for drilling.
  • Water service verification and replacement, as necessary.
  • Road building behind transmission main installation continues.
  • Partial road removal between Division and Aniline completed.

 

Anticipated activities for next week include:

  • Second water main crew will be on-site.
  • 152nd Avenue intersection will be closed and transmission main will be installed across intersection.
  • Temporarily shut down section of Park Township water main west of 152nd for modifications and install a new hydrant.
  • Begin transmission main installation between 144th and Aniline.
  • Drilling contractor will continue to remove material for pipe installation beneath Pine Creek.
  • Water service and sanitary lateral verification and replacement.
  • Dewatering setups as necessary.

Work completed/in progress from this past week:

– 36″ transmission main construction progressed to approximately 700 west of 152nd.
– Drilling contractor continues to remove material for pipe installation beneath Pine Creek.
– Water service verification and replacement, as necessary.
– Waukazoo Elementary drives have all been returned to service. All traffic must enter from 160th to the west.
– Road building behind transmission main continues.

 

Anticipated activities for next week include:

– Lakewood will be closed from 144th to River. The hard road closure will be limited from 144th to Aniline. Thru traffic will be detoured to Douglas Ave.
– Continue transmission main construction.
– Drilling contractor will continue to remove material for pipe installation beneath Pine Creek.
– Continue road building behind transmission main construction.
– Water service verification and replacement.
– Dewatering setup.

Work completed/in progress from the past week:

  • 36″ transmission main construction progressed west entrance of Waukazoo Elementary.
  • Pilot hole for Pine Creek crossing was completed. Contractor will start removing material for pipe installation.
  • Road building continued behind the pipe installation.
  • West entrance to Waukazoo Elementary closed. All school traffic has been directed to the east parking lot.

 

Anticipated activities for next week include the following:

  • Continue transmission main construction, water service verification and replacement, and road building.
  • Continue removing material for HDD pipe installation.
  • Waukazoo school traffic to continue using the east parking lot.