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City of Coopersville - Water System Improvements: Venna Place; Vida Circle; & East Street

Important Information

The City of Coopersville will be replacing undersized water main on Venna Place, Vida Circle, and on East Street between Randall Street and Main Street. Sidewalk and driveway approaches on the west side of East Street will be replaced from Randall St to Main Street.

Venna Place and Vida Circle streets will be reconstructed with new asphalt pavement as part of water main construction. The East Street portion of the project is scheduled to be completed by early August 2024. The Venna Place and Vida Circle portion of the project is scheduled to be completed by the end of June 2024.

Access/Traffic

Emergency Vehicle and access to residents will be maintained.

There will be times where access will be limited to your home during paving and concrete construction – Contractor to coordinate alternate parking location.

The south bound lane on East Street will be closed for most of the construction activity on East Street to accommodate water main construction. Both lanes on East Street will be closed for approximately 1 week towards the end of the project to complete water main connections.

Garbage Pickup

Contractor may request trash receptacles to be placed at the road the night before.

Water Service

The City will be replacing any galvanized steel, lead, or plastic water services found during water main construction. If found, Water Services will be replaced from the new main to the curb stop box at the right of way line. There will be a 2–3-hour window of water shutoff for these connections. A few residents with galvanized services will have services replaced into their home and will be coordinated with Contractor/Plumber

Contact

P&N Engineer
Richard Taglione, PE
231-798-0101
rtaglione@preinnewhof.com

P&N Construction Observer
Jedadiah Lee, Construction Observer
231-288-7775
jlee@preinnewhof.com

Contractor
Montgomery Excavating
Russ Surface
269-908-9510
russ@montgomeryexcavating.com

City
Bryan Buist, Department of Public Works Supervisor
616-997-9731
bbuist@cityofcoopersville.com

Progress Report: Montgomery Excavating complete the bore and jacked installation of the steel casing under the rail road track on East Street, to accommodate future water main construction. Then Montgomery Excavating mobilized equipment and materials on Vida Circle, and started water main construction from the Ann Street intersection towards the south.

Upcoming Work: Montgomery Excavating will continue to install water main on Vida Circle towards the cul-de-sac, and switch over their efforts to Venna Place to start pavement removals and water main construction from Ann Street towards the Venna Palace cul-de-sac.Extra Notes: Residents and motorists are reminded to stay clear of construction equipment and excavations on the project site.

Upcoming Work: Montgomery Excavating is scheduled to start steel casting bore and jack construction crossing the railroad on East Street next week. Bore and jack activity is expected to be completed in a few days. Once complete, the contractor will stop construction activity on East Street until June and move all efforts to Venna Place and Vida Circle.

Montgomery Excavating is scheduled to begin mobilizing construction equipment and materials on Venna Place and Vida Circle next week, as well as start pavement removals. Water main construction on Vida Place may begin towards the end of next week.

Extra Notes: Residents and motorists are reminded to stay clear of construction equipment and excavations on the project site.