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.

Alley Reconstruction

Reconstruction of the alley between Fancher and Kinney, Lincoln to Chippewa Street will be completed in the summer of 2023 as part of a resident-requested special assessment. The project includes removal and replacement of the existing asphalt pavement and subbase, along with some sanitary sewer and sidewalk replacement work.

Asphalt Crack Sealing (May 1 - May 13)

Various streets will be crack sealed as part of the preventative maintenance program.

City Hall Retaining Wall and Sidewalk Replacement

*Project Postponed*

The City Hall retaining walls will be replaced at the employee parking lot on the southwest side of the building along with city sidewalk replacement work on the north side of Broadway Street.

Local Street Reconstruction (June 1 - August 2)

Gaylord Street between Washington and University Streets, and Palmer Street between Main and University Streets will be reconstructed. The projects include removal and replacement of the existing asphalt, road base, curb and sidewalk, replacement of the handicap access ramps, and some storm sewer work.

Major Street Projects

No Major Street projects are scheduled for 2023.

Overlays (May 30 - July 8)

A new layer of asphalt will be applied to the following streets and alleys as part of the preventative maintenance program.

Bellows – Mission to Crapo
Greenfield – Michigan to dead-end
N. Mackenzie – Lyndale to Mackenzie
S. Mackenzie – Smalley to Mackenzie
Main – Illinois to High
Michigan – Williams to Smalley
Preston – Crawford to Glen
Smalley – Michigan to dead-end
Tomah – Forest to Center
Washington – Preston to Broomfield
Watson – High to Preston
Wendrow – Greenbanks to Highland
Mission Alley – Locust to Wisconsin
Mission Alley – Illinois to Michigan

Pavement Markings (Paint Markings) (September 6 - 21)

Various streets throughout the City will receive new paint markings.

Sidewalk (April 17 - May 25)

Replacement sidewalk will be completed for reported complaint locations. New sidewalk will be installed on the south side of Burch Street from Bradley to Adams Streets.

Storm Sewer Extension and Improvement (August 7 - September 16)

Storm sewer will be extended on Anna Street from Broadway to the dead end for properties that currently do not have direct access to the storm water collection system.
Click here for a PDF summary of all projects.
Questions about any of these projects should be directed to the Division of Public Works at (989) 779-5401.

Isabella County Road Commission Projects
Broomfield – Mission to Sweeney - Asphalt mill and overlay
Bradley at W. Pickard – New traffic signal installation. Details on Isabella County Road Commission Projects are available here: or call (989) 773-7131.

Michigan Department of Transportation
Pickard Street (M-20) Reconstruction from Mission Street to US-127. Details on the state’s project are available here: