Jason Peters, the Marshall County Highway Department Superintendent gave the Marshall County Commissioners an update on the Community Crossings Matching Grant Program award during Monday’s meeting.

Peters said the county was awarded $1.5 million, the new maximum amount this year.   This year’s paving project includes the roads around Lawrence Lake, West Nataka Trail to Olive Trail, Nataka Trail from 13th Road to the cul-de-sac, Lawrence Lake Drive from Olive Trail to the dead-end, Olive Lane from Olive Circle to Olive Trail, and Olive Lane to and from Olive Trail. The estimated cost was projected at nearly $530,000.

There is some paving near Pretty Lake on the list including Easy Street from Queen Road to the cul-de-sac.  The cost estimate is $37,600. Golfview Estates on State Road 17 across from the Pretty Lake Golf Club is also on the list with all the streets being repaved.  They include Martha Court, Sunset Drive, Robert Court, and Sherly Court.  Peters estimated this project’s cost at $156,745.

Staying in that same area, the Deer Trail subdivision will be improved. Deer Trail, Fawn Drive, and Pine Road will be repaved.  This project is estimated at $216,235.

In Polk Township the Highway Superintendent has Rose Road from 6th Road to Main Street, and Main Street from 6th Road to French Street in Tyner on the list.  Peters estimated this project at $374,842.

In German Township Elm Road will be improved from U.S. 6 to the county line. The cost estimate is $394,189.

The final project using the Community Crossing Matching Grant Funds is 9C Road from Sycamore Road to Union Road.  This project is estimated at $479,250.

Peters noted that the county projects planned with the Community Crossings fund and the additional paving projects the county wants to complete this season total over $2 million so the county match for all projects is $500,000.

The commissioners will open bids at their next meeting on Monday, May 6.