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Ingham County Road Work in Meridian Township

2019 List of Ingham County Road Work

Post Date:08/15/2019 10:55 AM

The Great Seal of Ingham County, MichiganListed below is the road work currently being done or planned to be done during Summer 2019 in Meridian Township. These are Ingham County Road Department Projects, if you have a question regarding any of these projects, please contact them at roads@ingham.org.

 

UPDATE 8/15/19 10:45 am: Base repairs and leveling course on Okemos Road (Central Park Drive going north) has been pushed back to Monday, August 19th. The contractor plans on completing the leveling course on Tuesday, August 20th.

UPDATE 8/14/19 3:30 pm: Base repairs and leveling on Okemos Road (Central Park Drive going north) will take place on Friday, August 16th and will be completed on Monday, August 19th (weather dependent). The top course work is to be determined. 

UPDATE 8/13/19 4:30 pm: The following roads will be closed, Wednesday, August 14th from approximately 7:30 am to 4:00 pm: Haslett Road from Green Road to Shoeman Road will be closed for cross tube replacement (this will possibly be an overnight hard closure with no thru traffic). Van Atta Road from Tihart Road to Grand River Avenue (M-43) will be closed for paving.   

UPDATE 8/13/19 7:00 am: Van Atta Road from Grand River Avenue (M-43) to Haslett Road will be closed Tuesday, August 13th for paving. The road is expected to be closed until approximately 4:00 pm.

UPDATE 7/25/19 9:00 am: Milling on Okemos Road and Haslett Road is scheduled to start Monday, July 29th, beginning at Lake Lansing Road and working to south. The Haslett Road portion is just the 400 feet going east and west from the Okemos/Haslett intersection, which is getting the same treatment as Okemos Road. This work is part of the Okemos Road project between Central Park Drive and Lake Lansing Road. 

UPDATE 7/10/19 11:00 am: The Towner Road project from Saginaw Highway to Marsh Road is underway. Workers are currently working on utility re-locations and vertical alignment adjustments to the roadway itself.  The road will remain closed to traffic for the duration of the project, with access maintained for local residents. The completion of this project is anticipated for mid-September.

The Lake Lansing Road project from Lac Du Mont Drive to Marsh Road is starting July 10th at approximately 6:30 pm with milling operations.  The road will be closed to through traffic for the duration of the project, but access for local residents will be maintained. Traffic will be detoured to the south using Okemos Road, Haslett Road, and Marsh Road. Short durations of driveway closures may be necessary throughout the project, as work is performed nearby. The road is expected to be reopened in mid-August, with full completion in mid-September.

The Okemos Road project from Central Park Drive to Lake Lansing Road is scheduled to begin in at the end of this month, with completion at the end of August. Traffic will be maintained throughout the project.

The Central Park Drive and Newman Road project is expected to start later this summer or early fall, but the contractor has not provided an actual start date yet.

UPDATE 6/24/19 4:00 pm:  Final paving on Starboard, between Shoals and Cornell, was completed  Friday, June 21st.  This completes the residential street paving projects in Meridian Township for 2019.  

UPDATE 6/21/19 3:00 pm:  Work on Towner Road from Marsh Road to M-78/Saginaw Highway has begun which includes ongoing culvert replacement and a full road closure. Access to Towner Road Park is only from M-78/Saginaw Highway. 

UPDATE 6/18/19 10:00 am: Paving of Starboard between Shoals and Cornell is expected to be completed on Wednesday, June 19th, weather permitting. 

UPDATE 6/17/19 2:00 pm:  All of the paving of residential streets have been completed except Starboard between Shoals and Cornell. The two ends of Hamilton paving were also completed Saturday.  Hamilton’s lane lines will be painted when some other road work is ready for lane line marking later in the summer.  

UPDATE 6/13/19 11:30 am:  The rain has delayed construction, the Ingham County Road Department said that the completion of the local residential streets will resume tomorrow, weather permitting. 

UPDATE 6/12/19 5:30 pm: The Ingham Country Road Department said the contractor was behind on Wednesday, June 12th and is currently doing repair paving at the east end of Hamilton and Grand River, then going to the Haslett Road warranty spot. 

The current plan (weather permitting) is to complete paving of the following residential streets on Thursday, June 13th, which will complete the local residential streets:
-Starboard, Cornell-Shoals
-Biscayne, Buckingham-Woodville + Cade, Biscayne-Haslett + Hallendale, Biscayne-south of Franklin
-Burcham, Jo Pass-E Hidden Lake 

Further prep work and manhole adjusting is expected to take place on Friday, June 14th on the two ends of Hamilton and final paving on Saturday, June 15th.  

UPDATE 6/11/19: The Ingham County Road Department said that residential streets are being paved today and tomorrow starting with Island Lake and working south.  Burcham and Cade/Biscayne/Hallendale (having a different asphalt mix) will be paved later in the week.  Starboard will have minor curb-reveal milling on Wednesday followed by paving. The east end of Hamilton at Grand River, will be closed for milling and base paving. Hamilton, Grand River to Nakoma and Grand River to Dobie, will have prep work occurring on Thursday and/or Friday for final paving on Saturday, weather permitting.

 

Additional Road Project Information from the Ingham County Road Department:

Resurfacing of Primary and Through Local Road Projects will involve lane restrictions and/or traffic flagging while work is occurring. Detours will be posted where anticipated and during construction as indicated in the following project descriptions: 

Lake Lansing Road: Lac Du Mont to Marsh Road. Anticipated construction to begin in late June and to be completed by Fall 2019. Detour Okemos Road to Haslett Road to Marsh Road. UPDATE 7/10/19: The Lake Lansing Road project from Lac Du Mont Drive to Marsh Road is starting July 10th at approximately 6:30 pm with milling operations.  The road will be closed to through traffic for the duration of the project, but access for local residents will be maintained. Traffic will be detoured to the south using Okemos Road, Haslett Road, and Marsh Road. Short durations of driveway closures may be necessary throughout the project, as work is performed nearby. The road is expected to be reopened in mid-August, with full completion in mid-September.

Possibly Lake Lansing Road: Hagadorn Road to Saginaw Hwy. (BR-69). Includes conversion to 3 lanes with one through lane in each direction and a center, dual direction, left turn lane and non-motorized lanes on both sides, plus adding right turn lanes for eastbound Lake Lansing road to both southbound Hagadorn and southbound Park Lake Roads. Note: This project’s specified completion date was extended into 2020 to avoid a large run-up in road construction bid prices that was occurring this spring for 2019 road work in order to avoid otherwise expected significantly higher bid prices. Some work on this project may be completed in 2019 or the project would be completed in early summer 2020, depending on various scheduling factors, including weather.

Towner Road: Saginaw Street to Marsh Road. Anticipated construction to begin in late June and be completed by Fall 2019. Detour Marsh Road to Saginaw Street. UPDATE 7/10/19: The Towner Road project from Saginaw Highway to Marsh Road is underway. Workers are currently working on utility re-locations and vertical alignment adjustments to the roadway itself.  The road will remain closed to traffic for the duration of the project, with access maintained for local residents. The completion of this project is anticipated for mid-September.

Central Park Drive: Okemos Road to Grand River Ave., (M-43). Anticipated construction to begin in late Summer and be completed by Fall 2019. 

Newman Road: Marsh Road to Central Park Drive. Anticipated construction to begin in late Summer and be completed by Fall 2019. 

UPDATE 7/10/19: The Central Park Drive and Newman Road project is expected to start later this summer or early fall, but the contractor has not provided an actual start date yet.

Okemos Road: Central Park Drive to Lake Lansing Road. Anticipated construction to begin in early Summer and be completed by Fall 2019. UPDATE 7/10/19: The Okemos Road project from Central Park Drive to Lake Lansing Road is scheduled to begin in at the end of this month, with completion at the end of August. Traffic will be maintained throughout the project. UPDATE 7/25/19: Milling on Okemos Road and Haslett Road is scheduled to start Monday, July 29th, beginning at Lake Lansing and working to south.  

Hamilton Road: Currently being resurfaced from Grand River Ave. (M-43) to and including the Nakoma intersection and from Grand River to and including Dobie Road intersection, including both Dobie and Nakoma Roads up to Grand River, plus maintenance paving where needed on Hamilton between the above resurfacing on the 2 ends currently occurring, but not including between Ardmore-Okemos Roads, which is being left for the Okemos Downtown Redevelopment project, nor including between Okemos-Marsh Roads which remains in serviceable condition form a prior resurfacing project.

Van Atta Road: Grand River (M-43) to Haslett Roads. Full maintenance overlay and maintenance skip-paving where necessary on Van Atta Road between Jolly Road and Grand River. Note: This will be thin maintenance paving over pavement that should be full depth recycled, but a cap to preserve Van Atta Road until a complete recycling and resurfacing project can be afforded in the future. UPDATE 8/13/19: Van Atta Road from Grand River Avenue (M-43) to Haslett Road will be closed Tuesday, August 13th for paving. The road is expected to be closed until approximately 4:00 pm. 

Local Streets that have been recycled and resurfaced earlier this summer: 

Street

From

To

Island Lake Dr

Meadow Woods Dr

White Hills Lake Dr

Cade St

Biscayne Way

Haslett Rd

Biscayne Way

Buckingham

Woodville

Hallendale

Biscayne Way

200' S of Franklin

Jo Pass

Burcham

Quarry

Burcham

E. Hidden Lake

Jo Pass

Starboard

Shoals

Cornell

Woodfield

Riverwood

Sugar Maple

White Owl

Woodfield

Woodfield

Sheldrake Ave

Roxbury

Belding

Chip-sealing preservation on the following primary roads:

  • Hagadorn Road from Jolly Road to Mt. Hope Road
  • Bennett Road from Hagadorn Road to Okemos Road (was on the list last year, but the county did not get done).  The County is tentatively planning a resurfacing project in 2021 on Bennett, College-Hagadorn Roads. 
  • Dobie Road from Jolly Road to Hamilton Road. 

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