Jason Peters, County Highway Superintendent told the County Commissioners at their last meeting the 2021 Community Crossings projects will begin next week or in early September.
Milestone Construction, formerly Walsh and Kelly was awarded the project in mid-July with the low bid of $1,451,443,84. There are a total of seven sections of county roadways scheduled to be improved. The projects are Sycamore Road from US 6 to 4B Road; 2C Road from East Shore to Plymouth Goshen Trail; West Shore from the Culver town limits to South Shore; South Shore from West Shore to Venetian Village Road; South Shore from Venetian Village Road to 20B Road; Muckshaw Road from 13th to 14 Roads and Michigan Road from the Argos town limits north to US 31.
The County Commissioners and Council approved several additional projects that are adjacent to the Community Crossings projects. Milestone had the low bid for the additional projects at $1,176,442.64 These projects include 14th Road from Muckshaw to US 31; 3rd Road from West Shore to 3A Road; Pretty Lake Trail from Quince Road to State Road 17; Quince Road from State Road 17 to Queen Road; Sage Road from West Shore to State Road 110 and East Shore from 3A Road to West Shore at Lake of the Woods.
The total bid approved by the County Commissioners for additional road work to be completed yet this season was $2,627,886.48 with $1 million community from the Community Crossroads Grant.
In addition to the Community Crossing projects, Peters told the commissioners his team will finish up the chip and seal early this week and then begin paving.