2017 Construction Projects
Construction projects take place throughout the City of Mt. Pleasant annually in order to maintain and improve the City's infrastructure. Updates on these projects will be posted to this page, and also are communicated through door hangers and letters (for residents directly affected by projects), local media, along with the City's Facebook and Twitter pages.
Questions about the projects listed below should be directed to the Division of Public Works at 989-779-5401 (unless otherwise noted).
Major Street Projects
Pickard Avenue Bridge over the Chippewa River Rehabilitation Project (Approximate Timeline: June 5 - Aug. 11): This project will include removing and replacing the bridge deck, sidewalk, concrete approaches and railings on the existing bridge.
Three Leaves Drive and Denison Drive Project (Approximate Timeline: June 19 - July 7): During this project, crews will crush, shape and repave the streets.
Local Street Projects
Forest Lane from Wendrow Way to the dead end is scheduled for a reconstruction in 2017 (Approximate Timeline: July 17 - Aug. 4). The asphalt pavement will be removed and replaced. The existing curb and gutter will not be replaced. This project also includes removing and replacing the existing water main underneath the cul-de-sac.
Asphalt Crack Sealing
Various streets will be crack sealed as part of the preventative maintenance program. (Approximate Timeline: April 24- May 5)
A new layer of asphalt will be applied on the following streets as part of the preventative maintenance program (Approximate Timeline: June 12 - July 14):
- Betsy Lane: Bradley Street to Kelly Drive
- East Grand: Crosslanes Street to Manor Lane
- Elm Street: Harris Street to Henry Street
- Harris Street: Broadway Street to Lyons Street
- Kelly Drive: Betsy Lane to Woods Way
- Lyons Street: Adams Street to Harris Street
- Manor Lane: West Grand to the dead end
- Palmer Street: Brown Street to Mission Street
- West Grand: Crosslanes Street to Manor Lane
- Woods Way: entire street
Manhole RehabilitationVarious sanitary sewer manholes throughout the City will be rehabilitated.(Approximate Timeline: Aug. 28 - Sept. 15)
Paint RestripingVarious streets throughout the City will receive new paint markings. (Approximate Timeline: Aug. 7 - 18)
Pedestrian lighting will be installed at the following locations (Approximate Timeline: May 5 - June 2):
- Broadway Street: The north side of Broadway Street from the bridge over the Chippewa River to Harris Street.
Sewer Main Relining
Sanitary sewer mains in various locations will be relined. (Approximate Timeline: Aug. 21 - Sept. 22)
Sidewalk ReplacementComplaint locations and the sidewalk ramps on those streets that receive asphalt overlay this year. (Approximate Timeline: May 1 - June 9)
**MDOT Construction Projects**
The 2017 Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) Paving the Way state construction map is available online for motorists. See the map here.
MDOT will construct a roundabout at North Mission Rd. in Mt. Pleasant from May through July of 2017. Motorists can expect detours, shoulder/lane closures and traffic shifts. (Approximate Timeline: May 8 - July 21)