Weekly Construction Update: July 9, 2021

OCRC Summer Hours: M-Th 7 AM-4:30 PM, Friday 7-11 AM

Read below to find out all about our current and upcoming construction projects, and road closures.Construction Update

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2021 cape seal program continues July 12th

Crews will be returning the week of July 12 to start the second phase of our cape seal surfacing work.

Contractors will be conducting the microsurfacing portion of the cape seal project, in which a thin layer of slurry is applied over the chip sealed roadway.

Per the contractor, their tentative plan is to start Monday, July 12, on Port Sheldon St. between U.S. 31 and Butternut Drive.

From there, the tentative schedule is as follows:

Tuesday 7/13
136th Avenue from Quincy to Port Sheldon

Wednesday 7/14
48th Avenue from Chicago Drive to Port Sheldon

Thursday 7/15
48th Avenue from Port Sheldon to Bauer

Friday 7/16
Bauer from 24th Avenue to 48th Avenue

Crews will then return on Tuesday, July 20, to complete any outstanding work.

Please note that all work is weather dependent, and this schedule is subject to change.

Lincoln St. at 68th Ave. to close July 12-14

WHEN: July 12-14, 2021

WHERE: Lincoln St. at 68th Ave., Allendale Twp.

WHY: Culvert Replacement

BACKGROUND: The Ottawa County Road Commission will close Lincoln Street at 68th Ave. in Allendale Township beginning Monday, July 12, 2021, for a culvert replacement.

The project is expected to be completed by July 14, but please note that all dates are tentative and work is weather dependent.

DETOUR: The planned detour for this project is 68th Ave. to Warner St. to 64th Ave.

Road Closures:

Allendale56th Ave.M-45 to Rich St.Detour MapSanitary SewerPermitMay 28-July 12
GeorgetownChurch St.Main St. to Cottonwood Dr.N/ARoad WorkPermitMay 28-June 7
Park1st Ave.South Shore Dr. to 32nd St.Detour MapSanitary Sewer/DrivewayPermitMay 14-June 14
Port SheldonStanton St.U.S. 31 to 146th Ave.Detour MapWater MainPermitMay 14-21
RobinsonSleeper St.120th Ave. to 104th Ave.N/AReconstructionOCRCApril 8-July 19
RobinsonGreen St.144th Ave. to 128th Ave.Detour MapBridge/Path WorkPermitApril 1-Sept. 6
OliveNew Holland St.U.S. 31 to 136th Ave.Detour MapCulvert FailureOCRCMarch 29-TBA
Allendale40th Ave.M-45 to Bliss St.Detour MapRoad ReconstructionPermitMarch 19-June 30
Polkton/Wright48th Ave.Roosevelt St. to Taft St.Detour MapCulvertOCRCDec. 1-TBA

Road Resurfacing:

Allendale64th Ave.Fillmore St. to M-45June 12-28
Allendale/BlendonFillmore St.72nd Ave. to 48th Ave.May 20-June 7
Olive/RobinsonFillmore St.120th Ave. to 96th Ave.May 6-June 7

Note: Resurfacing does not close the road. It will remain open to through traffic, with temporary lane closures.