Work Completed This Week:
Completed hydrostatic testing of the new crossing pipe and the pipe passed.
Worked on cleaning up entry and exit sites and demobilizing equipment.
West Michigan Dirt Works:
Completed connection of the crossing pipe to the Beechtree Street forcemain.
Began reconstruction of Beechtree Street.
Mobilized equipment and materials to the Spring Lake side of the project.
Anticipated Work Next Week
Gabe’s Construction will complete demobilizing equipment and cleaning up the site.
West Michigan Dirtworks:
Crews will continue restoring Beechtree Street.
Crews will begin construction of the force main on Division Street and will likely turn the corner into Exchange Street. Closure of Exchange Street is expected on Monday 4/22/2019. The detour route will be posted. This detour will remain throughout the remainder of the project. The Grand River Greenway Non-Motorized Trail will be closed east of Park Street.
Work on the Village of Spring Lake portion of the project is anticipated to be completed by the end of June. This consists of construction of a new force main on Division, Exchange and Cutler Streets. Miscellaneous water and storm sewer improvements will be completed in Exchange and Cutler Streets as well. All three roads will have a complete new surface installed. Access to residents will be maintained throughout the project. During portions of the work access may be limited for short periods of time. The Contractor will provide notice to residents prior to work that limits access.
West Michigan Dirtworks remains on schedule for the milestone completion date to have Beechtree/Fulton intersection open along with the RV Park entrance drive open by May 1, 2019.