Search
Close this search box.

City of Muskegon - Morton Avenue Reconstruction

Important Information

The City of Muskegon will be reconstructing the roadway and utilities on Morton Street from Denmark to Lincoln. This work will consist of replacement of the water main, water services, storm sewer, sanitary sewer and roadway for the full length of the project.

Prein&Newhof Contact
Matt Hulst, PE, Project Manager
231-798-0101
mhulst@preinnewhof.com

City of Muskegon Contact
Todd Myers
231-724-4100

Contractor Contact
Jackson-Merkey Contractors
Patrick Jackson
(231)728-9344

Sanitary sewer installation continued this week working east towards Leon. Next week will be busier with water service work and sanitary sewer work at the same time.

Work Completed This Week

  • Approximately 250 feet of sanitary sewer was installed heading east toward Leon, including sewer services leaving only about 250 feet left for this section of the project.

Anticipated Work

  • Installation of sanitary sewer will continue heading east towards Leon.
  • Water services will be installed along the south side of Morton from LeBoeuf to Leon and on both sides from Leon to Denmark.

Installation of sanitary sewer was primary focus this week with mainline sewer between LeBoeuf to Leon.

 

Work Completed This Week

  • Approximately 180 ft of sanitary sewer was installed heading east from LeBoeuf.
  • Water services between LeBoeuf to Leon were completed on the north side of the road.

Anticipated Work

  • Installation of sanitary sewer will continue heading east from LeBoeuf.

Water service replacement and sanitary sewer work was the focus this week. This focus will continue into next week.

Work Completed This Week

  • Sanitary sewer was replaced in the Leboeuf intersection.
  • Water services were replaced on the north side of the road from Leboeuf to Denmark. All but 1 were completed.

Anticipated Work

  • The remaining water service will be replaced on the north side of Morton between Leboeuf and Denmark. Replacements for the south side of Morton will follow completion of the sanitary sewer a couple of weeks from now.
  • Sanitary sewer will be replaced in Morton from Leboeuf to Leon.

This week the focus was on storm sewer replacement east of Leon and water main. The week ended with preparations for next weeks sanitary sewer work at Leboeuf.

Work Completed This Week

  • Storm sewer was installed from Denmark to Leon.
  • Preparations have begun for replacement of the sanitary sewer at Leboeuf by removing the water main through the intersection and assembling bypass piping.

Anticipated Work

  • Water services will be replaced on along the north side of the road from Leboeuf to Denmark.
  • Sanitary sewer will be replaced through the Leboeuf intersection.

This week the focus was on water main installation and removal of old storm sewers.

Work Completed Last Week

  • Water main was installed from Leon to Leboeuf.
  • Old storm sewer was removed at Leon Street. We apologize to the racoon that had to find a new home, we assure you the racoon was gently coaxed out of the pipe and is still safely raiding residents’ garbage cans..
  • Water main testing has begun.

Anticipated Work

  • Final testing of the water main up to Leboeuf will continue.
  • Storm sewer installation at Leon Street.
  • Sanitary sewer installation at Leboeuf.

This project is now in full swing. Last week focused on roadway removal, concrete removals and water main installation began!

 

Work Completed Last Week

  • The asphalt roadway was removed. Portions of the concrete roadway were removed as well.
  • Curb and gutter, driveways and some sidewalk were removed from Denmark to Leboeuf.
  • Water main installation began starting at Denmark Street.

 

Anticipated Work

  • Roadway and concrete removals will continue.
  • Water main installation will continue moving west to Leon and beyond.