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Posted on: March 25, 2015

[ARCHIVED] City Construction Projects Planned for Spring and Summer 2015


March 25, 2015 – The City of Midland Engineering Department is ramping up for a busy spring and summer, with various construction projects planned for roadways in Midland.

Major street projects that could affect citizens’ travel routes are described below. Also, a complete list of 2015 projects, including estimated start and completion dates, is provided in the table below.

Major streets scheduled to undergo street reconstruction include E. Wackerly Street from Jefferson Avenue to Swede Avenue and E. Ashman Street from the US-10 Overpass to Rockwell Drive. The City anticipates street and lane closures during these projects, and detours will be posted if necessary.

A major street and utility improvement project will take place on Waldo Avenue from Wheeler Street to Diamond Drive. This project will involve the installation of storm sewer, sanitary sewer, and water main to serve a future residential development north of the US-10 highway.

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will conduct a major street reconstruction project on the US-10 Business Route. Eastman Avenue, Buttles Street, and Indian Street will be rebuilt from Jerome Street to 500’ north of Saginaw Road. The entire road surface along with curb and gutter and storm sewer will be replaced. The City will piggyback on the MDOT project to replace water main and sanitary sewer along a portion of the route.

Street reconstruction activities will also take place on several local streets: Moorland Drive from Woodbridge Lane to the end of Moorland Court; Valorie Lane from St. Mary’s Drive to Drake Street, St. Mary’s Dr. from Valorie Ln. to Drake St. and W. Meadowbrook Drive from Saginaw Rd. to Jefferson Ave. will undergo selective curb replacement, sidewalk repairs, ramp replacements, and street paving activities.

A current list of City projects and their estimated start and completion dates are included in the
table below.

Project Project Limits Project Description Est. Start Date Est. Project Completion
MDOT US-10 BR (Eastman Ave.) Jerome St. to Saginaw Rd. Street Reconstruction April November
E. Wackerly St. Jefferson Ave. to Swede Ave. Street Resurfacing May July
Waldo Ave. Improvements Wheeler St. to Diamond Dr. Storm Sewer, Sanitary Sewer, Water Main, Street Reconstruction April September
E. Ashman St. Resurfacing US-10 Overpass to Rockwell Dr. Street Resurfacing August September
Bridge Repairs
Mark Putnam Bridge (Poseyville Rd.) Deck Repairs/Joint Repairs/Painting June August
St. Mary’s Dr. Valorie Ln. to Drake St. Street Reconstruction April July
Valorie Ln. St. Mary’s Dr. to Drake St. Street Reconstruction April July
Moorland Dr. Woodbridge Ln. to the end of Moorland Ct. Street Reconstruction May July
Dublin Ave. Hawks Nest to Countryside Drive Ditch Enclosure/Sidewalk July August
Crack Filling and Surface Treatment Program Various Major and Local Streets to be determined Surface Treatment June August
N. Perrine Road Letts Street to Letts Road Street Reconstruction May July
Shepherd Drive
Eastman Ave. to 300’ West Storm Sewer, Sanitary Sewer, Water Main, Street Reconstruction July

Georgetown Drive Congress Drive to Whitewood Drive Street Reconstruction August October
Grant Lane Waldo Ave. to End Street Reconstruction August October
Sandy Ridge Court Leonard Lane to End Street Reconstruction August October
Woodlawn Street Sugnet Road to Saginaw Rd. Street Reconstruction August October
Leonard Ln. Woodlawn St. to St. Andrews Road Street Reconstruction August October
W. Nelson Street Manor Drive to Ashman St. Water Main Replacement July August

This same list can be found on the construction updates web page on the City’s website ( This page includes an interactive map with project information and daily updates on City of Midland construction projects that are currently in progress or planned for future dates.

As the 2015 construction season gets underway, motorists are encouraged to sign up for weekly City construction updates by subscribing to City Hall News at Periodic updates will also be available at

For questions or further information on these projects, contact Engineering at 989-837-3348 or visit the City’s website.


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