Township officials say a water main break on 172nd Avenue, south of Hayes Street, will result in the road being temporarily closed while repairs are made.
Both private and public plow drivers have been keeping busy the past several weeks.
Local leaders in Ottawa County hope to begin the very preliminary work to identify potential routes for the second leg of the 7-mile highway.
Here is a behind-the-scenes look at how the Ottawa County Road Commission manages winter weather.
A winter weather advisory for snow is in effect from noon today until noon Friday for Ottawa County, with additional accumulations of 3-6 inches expected.
Fresh powdery snow blew across West Michigan highways Monday and Tuesday, causing slippery conditions for dozens of drivers who crashed and slid off the roads.
Grand Haven received one cargo last week.
A water main break has occurred in the 1500 block of Ferry Street in Grand Haven.
Another sure sign that winter has landed in the Great Lakes region.
It had been more than 15 years since the Joseph L. Block last visited Grand Haven prior to its stop in our port late last month. It was here again late this week.
The Michigan Department of Transportation is seeking "Road Watchers" to report on winter highway conditions in Ottawa, Allegan, Ionia, Kent, Montcalm and Muskegon counties.
While we often take for granted having passable roads once a snowstorm passes, there is a lot that goes into winter road maintenance by our local road crews.
The last time the Joseph L. Block was in Grand Haven was May 22, 2002.
Lower Lakes Towing’s motor vessel Michipicoten was due into Grand Haven on Nov. 20. However, weather on Lake Michigan was not cooperating at the time.
The Kaye E. Barker has visited Grand Haven nine times this year. This was its last trip into our port for the season.