A labor dispute that stalled some road work projects in Ottawa County and across the state in September has been resolved with a long-term contract reached this week.
Nightly closures for road work will be in effect Sunday, Oct. 7 through Tuesday, Oct. 9 on Sherman Boulevard over US-31.
The new route that was originally planned for Monday through Wednesday will be moved from First Street and Clinton Avenue to Second Street and Lafayette.
FERRYSBURG — Jennifer Shaw says people must not believe there is road work happening on West Spring Lake Road because a lot of cars are passing the detour signs before the drivers discover that they will have to turn around.
Lane closures for road and bridge work will resume next week on U.S. 31 from Grand Haven’s north end, over the drawbridge and through Ferrysburg.
The road work will continue into next week, MDOT says.
Lane closures for road and bridge work will be in effect between 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, and 6 a.m. Friday, Sept. 21, on northbound and southbound U.S. 31 in Northwest Ottawa County.
ROBINSON TWP. — A labor dispute has put road projects across the state on hold, including one in Robinson Township.
Work started Tuesday on the southbound bridges. Work on the northbound bridges is expected to begin next week.
The street is now scheduled to be reopened at 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30.
A portion of West Spring Lake Road closed this week for a culvert replacement.
Lane closures for road work will be in effect from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday on M-45 (Lake Michigan Drive) between M-231 and 68th Avenue.
Traffic control will be set up on Columbus Avenue, with closure of the right turn lane on Harbor Drive northbound onto Columbus so traffic doesn’t accumulate trying to merge, city officials said.
The work is weather dependent.
The road was opened Aug. 3 following construction projects that began in April.