September – December 2016
10th (Front to Scribner) Streetscape
This project will narrow the road to expand the parkway to create a future gateway to the Grand River. It will also plant perennials and street trees.
Cherry (US-131 to Ionia) Sidewalk and Lane Configuration Change
This project will install a sidewalk on the south side of the street and improve lighting under US-131. Additionally, it will remove the right turn slip lane on the northbound US-131 off ramp at Cherry to make the intersection easier to cross for people walking.
Hastings (Livingston to Coit) Sidewalk and Streetscape
This project will install sidewalk on the south side of the road as well as perennials, street trees, and ornamental lighting.
Pedestrian Tunnel Improvements
These projects will improve the lighting and patch concrete in several tunnels. The tunnels are as follows:
- Milwaukee under I-196
- Sibley under I-196 – Street trees will be planted at this location.
- Webster under US-131
- 10th under US-131
Before (10th Street Tunnel)
After (Webster Street Tunnel)
US-131 Underpass Improvements
These projects will improve the experience for people walking under the US-131 overpasses on Bridge and Leonard by cutting back the embankments to widen the sidewalks and installing new lighting.