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    Founders Road Reconstruction 
    Bartlett, Finney and Williams

    Completed 2015

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    ​Project Summary
    Construction on the “Complete Streets” project began on Bartlett, Finney and Williams in May 2015 and is finished three weeks ahead of schedule. The $3.2 million project was funded by a Michigan Department of Transportation Economic Development Fund - Category A grant secured as a result of the Founders Brewing Co. expansion and the additional forecasted jobs; the Downtown Development Authority; the Brownfield Redevelopment Authority; the city’s Water System, Sewer System, Vital Streets Capital and Capital Improvement Funds; and Founders Brewing Company.​​​​

    Affected Roads
    • Bartlett (Market to Grandville) 
    • Finney (Wealthy to Williams)
    • Market (Wealthy to Williams) 
    • Williams (Market to Grandville) 
    The  project included: 
    • reconstructing the roads and curb.
    • placing some utility cables underground.
    • installing porous pavement parking lanes and ornamental street lighting.
    • replacing water mains, stormwater sewers and santary sewers.
    • upgrading sidewalks and ramps to be compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
    • installing planters, 78 street trees, bio-swales and other landscaping elements.
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    New brick street paving, and new sidewalks in front of Founders Brewing Co.

    Engagement History
    Construction Preparation

    New sidewalks, planters, and ADA compliant ramps outside Founders Brewing

    Contact Information 
    311 or 616-456-3000

    New sidewalks, planters with trees, and street pavement next to Founders Brewing