Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Crews began construction project on Van Dyke this week from Utica city limits to 23 Mile in Shelby Township.
A new road project started this week on Van Dyke between the Utica limits and 23 Mile in Shelby Township. The project, which began May 13, is starting with the lane closures for the lowering of the locations of drainage structures, according to the Shelby Township Facebook page. It will also includes the milling and removal of the existing asphalt, before a new layer of asphalt is added. The project is scheduled to be completed July 1. Additionally, the township is reporting 21 Mile over M5-3 will be closed May 17 to May 27 to allow the Michigan Department of Transportation to resurface the bridge. Traffic will be detoured north to 22 Mile via Van Dyke and Schoenherr.
Saturday, February 23, 2013
The Michigan Department of Transportation plans to conduct around $187 million worth of work in in 2013 on 80 miles of pavement and 15 bridges in the Metro Detroit area.
Enjoy the snow while it lasts, motorists. Once winter shifts into construction season, most of the highest traveled thoroughfares surrounding Shelby Township and Utica will undergo resurfacing work. The Michigan Department of Transportation announced this week that it plans to award approximately $187 million in contracts during 2013 to improve 80 miles of pavement and repair 15 bridges in the MDOT Metro Region. Roughly $16.6 million of this total has been allocated to reconstructing more than 4 miles along M-53 (Van Dyke Freeway) between 34 Mile and Bordman roads, with another $30.3 million designated to resurface 5 miles of I-94 between I-696 and Masonic, and more than 3 miles of Groesbeck between Hayes and 14 Mile. Shelby Township has …
Friday, July 13, 2012
Detours will be posted beginning Friday as construction crews shut down Van Dyke between 24 and 25 Mile Road to work on replacing a drain.
Construction crews have closed Van Dyke Avenue between 24 and 25 Mile roads in Shelby Township through the weekend. Van Dyke Avenue will be completely closed at the Clinton River so construction crews can replace a drain culvert. There will be no traffic allowed to cross the river for the entire duration of the project. The remainder of Van Dyke Avenue, just around the river, will remain open to allow people to access local businesses and residential roads. The closure began at 6 p.m. Friday and is expected to re-open at 6 a.m. Monday. Project Engineer Bryan Santo said if crews finish the project earlier, the road will by reopen Sunday. The Macomb County Department of Roads kicked off the reconstruction project to widen Van Dyke Avenue …
Saturday, June 23, 2012
M-59 will be closed from Van Dyke to Hayes beginning Saturday evening.
Before heading down to Hall Road, also known as M-59, be sure to check the Michigan Department of Transportation's construction updates. The right two lanes of eastbound M-59 will be closed from Van Dyke Avenue to Hayes Road from 9 p.m. Saturday until 5 a.m. Tuesday for pavement repair. Expect weekend closures from now through mid-September, which is the project's expected complete date. For live traffic conditions and the best gas prices in town, click here.
Saturday, June 16, 2012
Construction kicks off on M-59 between Van Dyke to Hall Road today.
If you're planning on heading out this beautiful Michigan weekend, take a look at construction projects that will be kicking off today and throughout the week. The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will begin pavement repair projects month on sections of M-59 in Macomb County and I-75 in Oakland County . Both projects are expected to be completed in mid-September.
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
The Shelby Township Downtown Development Authority did some work in the past few months to enhance the Van Dyke retail corridor between 23 and 24 Mile roads.