Important Information

This project is designed to extend the municipal water system and connect homes that have been affected by PFAS contamination.

There will be times that the area in front of your homes is torn up and you will have limited access to your home. Please let us know if you have any special access needs and we will do our best to make arrangements with you.

The contractor will be contacting you to make arrangements for mail delivery and garbage collection. Please let us know if you have any problems with this.

Please share this information with your neighbors who may not have email or access to the internet.

Contact any project representative below if you have questions or concerns. Thank you for your patience and we look forward to a successful project in your area!

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Prein&Newhof will have personnel in the field on behalf of Plainfield Charter Township.

Onsite Contact(s):

Wayne Wiersma
(616) 340-9791

Kevin Gritters, PE
Project Manager
(616) 432–6701

Jeremy Kamp, PE
Project Engineer
(616) 432–6709

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Contractor: Schippers Excavating
Trevor Moelker
(616) 437-9969

Plainfield Township - Water System Extension: Herrington Ave. & 10 Mile Rd.

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All water services are ready for connection. If you have not already coordinated with a general contractor to get your free water service installed, you must do so as soon as possible to ensure you can meet the sixty (60) day connection requirement. If you have any questions about the process, please call Jeremy Kamp at (616) 432-6709.

This Week:

  • Schippers Excavating was back on site this week to touch up lawn restoration along 10 Mile Road, Herrington Avenue, and Brent Drive.

Remaining Work:

  • Private side water service connections will take place over the next few months.

 

Please contact any project representative if you have questions or concerns.

Current Status/Progress Report

All water services are ready for connection. If you have not already coordinated with a general contractor to get your free water service installed, you must do so as soon as possible to ensure you can meet the sixty (60) day connection requirement. If you have any questions about the process, please call Jeremy Kamp at (616) 432-6709.

This Week:

  • Superior Asphalt was on site and completed the final top course paving on Brent and road patches along 10 Mile.

Remaining Work:

  • Schippers intends to be on site next week to finish up final restoration along 10 Mile, Brent, and where the grass is not coming in along Herrington.

 

Please contact any project representative if you have questions or concerns.

All water services are ready for connection. If you have not already coordinated with a general contractor to get your free water service installed, you must do so as soon as possible to ensure you can meet the sixty (60) day connection requirement. If you have any questions about the process, please call Jeremy Kamp at (616) 432-6709.

This Week:

  • Schippers worked on restoration along 10 Mile Road and final project cleanup throughout the site.

Remaining Work:

  • A date for final paving of Brent Drive and the road patches along 10 Mile has not been set yet. Schippers is working with Superior Asphalt to schedule this as soon as possible.
Please contact any project representative if you have questions or concerns.
 

All water services are ready for connection. If you have not already coordinated with a general contractor to get your free water service installed, you must do so as soon as possible to ensure you can meet the sixty (60) day connection requirement. If you have any questions about the process, please call Jeremy Kamp at (616) 432-6709.

This Week:

  • Schippers worked on restoration throughout the site. It is imperative that you water any new grass along your property to promote good grass growth.
  • Superior Asphalt (Schipper’s paving subcontractor) completed driveway paving throughout the project.

 

Next Week:

  • Schippers will finish up restoration and general project clean up.
  • Superior asphalt will be on site to finish up road paving along 10 Mile and on Brent Drive. An exact date for this has not been determined yet.
 

Please contact any project representative if you have questions or concerns.

All water services are ready for connection. If you have not already coordinated with a general contractor to get your free water service installed, you must do so as soon as possible to ensure you can meet the sixty (60) day connection requirement. If you have any questions about the process, please call Jeremy Kamp at (616) 432-6709.

This Week:

  • Schippers worked on restoration throughout the site. It is imperative that you water any new grass along your property to promote good grass growth.
  • Schippers had their concrete subcontractor on site to finish replacing concrete curb and gutter along 10 Mile near Algoma and replace concrete driveways along Herrington and Brent.
  • Schippers prepped Brent and road patches along 10 Mile for paving.
  • TODAY: Superior Asphalt (Schipper’s paving subcontractor) will be on site to place the base course of asphalt on Brent and road patches along 10 Mile.

Next Week:

  • Schippers will finish up restoration and general project clean up.
  • Superior asphalt will be on site Tuesday – Friday to pave driveways and finish up road paving.


Please contact any project representative if you have questions or concerns.

All water services are ready for connection. If you have not already coordinated with a general contractor to get your free water service installed, you must do so as soon as possible to ensure you can meet the sixty (60) day connection requirement. If you have any questions about the process, please call Jeremy Kamp at (616) 432-6709.

 

This Week:

  • Schippers completed water service installation along Brent.
  • Schippers had their concrete subcontractor on site to replace concrete curb and gutter along 10 Mile near Algoma.
  • Schippers continued lawn restoration along Herrington and 10 Mile.

 

Next Week:

  • Schippers will work on concrete driveway restoration.
  • Schippers will finish concrete curb and gutter work along 10 Mile.
  • Schippers will begin preparing asphalt driveways and road patches for paving in early August. A date for paving has not yet been set.
  • General project cleanup.

 

Please contact any project representative if you have questions or concerns.

This Week:

  • Schippers completed water service installation along 10 Mile.
  • Schippers completed driveway culvert installation along 10 Mile.  
  • Schippers disinfected the 8-inch water main along Brent.
  • Schippers continued lawn restoration along Herrington and 10 Mile.

 

Next Week:

  • Schippers will install water services on the water main in Brent for the houses on Brent and Brittany.
  • Schippers will have a concrete crew on site to reinstall concrete curb and gutter along 10 Mile and concrete driveways
  • Schippers will begin preparing asphalt driveways and road patches for paving in early August.

This Week:

  • Schippers completed the 8-inch water main construction along Brent Drive.
  • Schippers began filling the new 8-inch water main and pressure tested it.

 

Next Week:

  • Schippers will disinfect the 8-inch water main along Brent Drive.
  • Schippers will complete water service installation along Herrington Avenue and 10 Mile Road.
  • Schippers may begin water service installation on Brent Drive pending passing disinfection testing.

 

Please contact any project representative if you have questions or concerns.

This Week:

  • Schippers located and repaired leaks in the 12-inch water main along 10 Mile Road, between Herrington Avenue and Algoma Avenue.
  • Schippers successfully pressure tested the 12-inch water main.
  • Schippers continued water service installation along Herrington Avenue.
  • Schippers began lawn restoration along Herrington Avenue.

 

Next Week:

  • Schippers will begin 8-inch water main construction on Brent Drive on Monday.
  • Schippers will disinfect the 12-inch water main along 10 Mile Road between Herrington Avenue and Algoma Avenue.
  • Schippers will continue water service installation along Herrington Avenue and begin water service installation on 10 Mile Road.

 

Please contact any project representative if you have questions or concerns.

Last Week:

  • Schippers installed water services along Herrington Avenue.
  • Schippers pressure tested the 16-inch water main at the north end of Herrington Avenue and along 10 Mile Road, west of Herrington Avenue. This section of water main will be disinfected today (Friday) and tomorrow (Saturday) so that water services can be installed.
  • Schippers located a leak on the 12-inch water main between Herrington Avenue and Algoma Avenue and repaired it.
  • Schippers is looking for another leak on the 12-inch water main today and plans to repair it today or next Tuesday.

 

Next Week:

  • Schippers will continue water service installation along Herrington Avenue and begin water service installation on 10 Mile Road pending passing disinfection testing over the weekend.
  • Schippers will begin 8-inch water main construction on Brent Road.
  • Schippers will pressure test and disinfect the 12-inch water main along 10 Mile Road between Herrington Avenue and Algoma Avenue.

 

Please contact any project representative if you have questions or concerns.