Weekly Construction Update: June 11, 2021

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

You’re encouraged to log on to our website where you can view a list of all of our upcoming construction projects, see our interactive road work map and check current road and bridge closures.

You can also visit our Facebook and Twitter pages for up-to-date Road Commission information.


Cottonwood Dr. to close June 17 from Bauer Rd. to Taylor St. for reconstruction

Cottonwood Drive will be closed from Bauer Road to Taylor Street to accommodate road reconstruction (existing 2 lane road reconstructed to a 3 lane road with 5 foot wide concrete sidewalks on each side, concrete curb & gutter, and storm sewer).

Access to Cottonwood Drive will also be closed at the following subdivision streets: Monte Carlo Drive, Caprice Drive, Chevelle Drive and Honeybrook Drive.

The anticipated start date is June 17, 2021, and the anticipated completion date is Oct. 8, 2021.


Bauer Road, 24th Avenue, Fillmore Street

Note: A temporary Multi-Way Stop will be provided along the detour route
at 24th Avenue and Bauer Road for the duration of the project.

Cottonwood Drive -- Bauer Rd to Taylor St -- Reconstruction Map

Annual cape seal surfacing program begins Monday, June 14

Cape seal loose stones

The Ottawa County Road Commission will be starting its annual cape seal surfacing program beginning Monday, June 14.

Contractors will be starting with the chip seal portion of the cape seal work, with the microsurfacing portion of the project several weeks later. 

The tentative schedule is as follows:

Monday 6/14
48th Avenue from Bauer Rd. to Chicago Drive

Tuesday 6/15
Bauer Rd. from 72nd Ave. to 24th Ave.

Wednesday 6/16
72nd from Port Sheldon St. to Fillmore St.

Thursday 6/17
136th Ave. from Quincy St. to Butternut Dr.

Friday 6/18
Port Sheldon St. from U.S. 31 to Butternut Dr.

Please note that all dates are tentative and subject to change.

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.