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Water Replacement Map
October 10, 2018
Beginning the morning of Thursday, October 11, 2018, Rudgate Road will be closed between Bennington and the cul de sac on Rudgate for the majority of the day so the contractor can complete water main work in this area. Crews will be present to help residents navigate the construction.We are continuing road paving up until November 15th, the schedule and sequencing is dependent on favorable weather conditions.During the remainder of the construction season, please pay close attention to the road signage and access routes. There are crews onsite to direct traffic and guide vehicles through the construction. There will also be directional signage placed where necessary to provide the safest travel route through the construction. Exposure to the tar substance that is placed between the layers of asphalt can cause vehicle damage. Vehicle owners accept the responsibility for any damages that may occur if the proper construction routes are not followed as directed.
October 5, 2018 Road / Water Main Replacement Program
Depending on weather conditions, crews are scheduled to work this weekend as follows:
Saturday: Woodridge and Goodhue will be paved
Sunday: First course of pavement on Haverhill
Monday: Martell will be milled down and scheduled for paving on Tuesday.
Residents on Thetford and Dunston Court will also see construction paving activity the weekend of October 5th - 7th.
On Tuesday, October 9th we will provide an email with a detailed update on what is expected for construction activity for the remainder of the 2018 road program.
October 1, 2018 Road / Water Main Replacement Program
The following roads are scheduled to be paved this week, weather dependent:
Please contact City Hall at (248) 644-1520 if you receive notification from the United States Postal Service (USPS) regarding the location of your mailbox as a result of the construction activity. Mailboxes will be moved to ensure they are in compliance with the USPS regulations.
September 24, 2018 Road / Water Main Replacement Program
We realize during the various construction phases, drainage structures at time protrude well above the traveled portion of the road. Please drive slowly and with care to reduce potential damage to your vehicle.
September 14, 2018 Road / Water Main Replacement Program Update
The City recognizes the lack of paving on the streets under construction. This is primarily due to a union issue with the contractor’s labor union, which has caused a lock-out. This has not only affected our City but many other areas in Michigan. Nevertheless, we are doing everything we can to keep the project going while waiting for the paving contractor to resolve their issue. We are hopeful that this will be very soon.
In the meantime, we continue to push ahead and you will see work in your area as follows:
August 20, 2018 Road / Water Main
Replacement Program Update
and Woodridge Scheduled to be pulverized next to prepare for paving.
Haverhill Edge drain to be installed this
Martell Court Continue preparation for water main
Bennington Drive Crews will begin work on the water
main installation toward the end of this week.
August 13, 2018
Road / Water Main Replacement Program
Woodridge Curbs were completed over the weekend. The curbs will be backfilled after which we plan to pulverize the road in coming weeks in preparation for paving.
Haverhill Finish the storm installation this week and prepping for edge drain.
Martell Court Water main installation will begin this week.
We are completing Phase I with infrastructure repair and we are approaching completion of the infrastructure repair in Phase II.
August 6, 2018 - Road / Water Main Replacement Program
Woodridge Crews will be installing the curbs this week.
Haverhill Road and Martell Drive Curb work on Haverhill and Martell will begin when the Woodridge work is complete.
The roads will then be pulverized beginning with Goodhue, then onto Woodridge and Haverhill and Martell.
Martell Court Work continues on the water main installation.
July 30, 2018 - Road / Water Main Replacement Program
Goodhue and Woodridge Crews will be working to finish installing and backfilling the new curbs. The next step will be to remove the asphalt in preparation for paving.
The roads will then be pulverized beginning with Haverhill, then onto Woodridge and Goodhue Road.
Martell Court Residents in the area will see the beginning of water main installation.
July 23, 2018 - Road / Water Main Replacement Program
Woodridge Crews continue work on Woodridge.
Haverhill Road and Martell Drive Water main construction is ongoing.
Dunston Road and Beresford Court Curb repair and partial replacement program started this week.
Martell Court Residents in the area will see crews to begin the water main installation.
Road Program Contacts
General Inquiries (248) 644-1520
Field Representative Tom Cairo (248) 535-3437
Contractor Concerns Melissa Coatta (248) 535-3336
City Manager David Hendrickson (248) 530-1404
Consumer’s Energy Gas Main Program
If you have questions regarding the restoration work completed by Consumer’s Energy, please contact their field representative, Brian Alexander at (989) 329-5731. If you have trouble communicating with Consumer’s Energy, contact City Manager David Hendrickson.
July 16, 2018 - Road / Water Main Replacement Program
Goodhue Road Curb installation is scheduled for Tuesday, July 17th. If you have any questions about access to your property during this time, please contact Field Representative Tom Cairo at (248) 535-3437. This week, GFL will pick up garbage to residents on Goodhue Road on Wednesday, July 18th due to the curb work scheduled for Tuesday.
Haverhill Road Water main construction is ongoing.
Martell Drive Residents will notice crews in the area preparing for the water main work.
July 9, 2018 - Road / Water Main Replacement Program
Goodhue Road Work on Goodhue Road continues, curb installation will begin the week of July 16th. For approximately 5 – 7 days after the curbs are installed, residents will not be able to use their driveways. During this time of restricted driveway access, if there are special medical needs to be aware of please contact the onsite field representative, Tom Cairo, for assistance. Informational flyers will be distributed to the affected residents.
Haverhill Road Water main construction will begin the week of July 9th, weather permitting.
July 2, 2018 - Road / Water Main Replacement Program
Goodhue Road Work on Goodhue Road continues, curb installation will begin soon. For approximately 5 – 7 days after the curbs are installed, residents will not be able to use their driveways. During this time of restricted driveway access, if there are special medical needs to be aware of please contact the onsite field representative, Tom Cairo, for assistance. Informational flyers will be distributed to residents beginning Tuesday, July 2nd.
Woodridge Road Water service connection work continues.
THERE WILL BE NO WORK ON WEDNESDAY, JULY 4TH IN OBSERVANCE OF INDEPENDENCE DAY.
June 25, 2018 - Road / Water Main Replacement Program
Goodhue Road Work on Goodhue Road continues, curb installation will begin soon. For approximately 5 – 7 days after the curbs are installed, residents will not be able to use their driveways. During this time of restricted driveway access, if there are special medical needs to be aware of please contact the onsite field representative, Tom Cairo, for assistance. Flyers will be distributed to all residential properties as more detailed information is available.
Woodridge Road Water service connections will begin Tuesday, June 26 and take approximately 3 days to complete.
Haverhill Road Residents will be notified next week of expected start date for the water main construction.
June 18, 2018 - Road / Water Main Replacement Program
Goodhue Road curb removal will begin this week followed by the installation of the edge drain. Curb replacement is scheduled to begin the week of June 25th. During the curb replacement, the driveway curb portion must be protected and vehicle traffic over the curbs will be prohibited for a period of time.
Woodridge Road water main installation is complete. Water main testing and hydrant installation are the next phase.
Haverhill Road water main installation is anticipated to begin the end of this week.
June 11, 2018 - Road / Water Main Replacement ProgramGoodhue Road will have two crews working simultaneously this week to complete the water service connections.Water main installation will continue on Woodridge as scheduled. Hydrant installation will begin when the main installation is nearing completion.
June 4, 2018 - Road / Water Main Replacement ProgramGoodhue Road water service connections will be installed this week, along with the ongoing water sample testing. Water main installation has started on Woodridge and will continue for the next few weeks.As the road and water main replacement program continues; if you have an upcoming event at your home, please stay in touch with us.May 28, 2018 - Road / Water Main Replacement Program
Installation of the water main on Goodhue Road is nearing completion. Road milling began on Woodridge Road last week. Residents on Woodridge will notice continued work in preparation for the water main installation to start within the next week.As the road and water main replacement program continues; if you have an upcoming event at your home, please stay in touch with us.
May 21, 2018 - Road / Water Main Replacement Program
Installation of the water main on Goodhue Road began last week. Goodhue is expected to have the water main completed at the end of this week. Residents on Woodridge will begin to see activity in preparation for water main installation to start after Memorial Day.
The City realizes the impact the water main replacement can have on individual property owners. Landscaping and other structures in the right-of-way, including overhanging tree limbs, may require removal to safely install the new water main. We continually work to minimize the disruption to the best of our ability, while at the same time keeping the workers safe and able to install the infrastructure. If you have specific concerns about your property, our field representative Tom Cairo is onsite daily to address these concerns.
As the road and water main replacement program continues, if you have an upcoming event at your home, please stay in touch with us.
Contractor concerns Melissa Coatta (248) 535-3336
Separate from the road program, Consumer’s Energy is replacing gas mains in the southwest portion of the City, which will not conflict with the City’s 2018 Road Program. Their anticipated completion will be early August.
For updated information, please contact Consumer’s Energy directly. Their field representative, Brian Alexander can be reached at (989) 329-5731. If you have trouble communicating with Consumer’s Energy, contact City Manager David Hendrickson.
May 14, 2018 - Road / Water Main Replacement Program
This week the contractor continued with planning and preparation rather than beginning pipe replacement. On Monday, May 14th, construction is planned to start at Church and Goodhue Road, in the north right-of-way, and continue down Goodhue. This process should continue for the next 2-3 weeks.
May 8, 2018 - Road / Water Main Replacement Program Update
The program is divided into four phases. In each phase, water main infrastructure will be replaced prior to paving. The first phase includes water main replacement on Goodhue Road and Woodridge; the project has started on Goodhue Road.
New water main infrastructure will be installed on the east and north side of Goodhue as the road approaches Church. The City’s road right-of-way will be disrupted in these areas. There is no anticipated disruption of water service this week.
Additionally, investigative digging is occurring on Goodhue Road to identify underground structures. Woodridge Road is scheduled to follow Goodhue for the first phase. We will keep you updated.
May 1, 2018 - Construction Equipment Staging
The City’s contractor for the 2018 water main work, Bricco Excavating, will be storing materials, machinery and equipment at the parking lot along Lone Pine Road between Church Road and Goodhue Road. The City right of way on Goodhue just south of Lone Pine Road, will also be utilized.
In addition to the parking lot off Lone Pine Road, the abandoned street of Woods Hole Way off Rudgate will be used as a staging area for machinery and material storage. Both of these areas will be used for the duration of the water main project.
April 30, 2018 - Water Main Replacement Map
Click on the link above to see the map for the 2018 Water Main Replacement Program. The map shows the project divided into 4 Phases, with the streets highlighted in blue where the water main work will be completed.
April 26, 2018 - 2018 Road & Infrastructure Program Kickoff
The City of Bloomfield Hills has prioritized road and infrastructure improvements as part of the budget and goal setting process for 2018. This year’s program will begin with a comprehensive water main replacement program followed by the road improvement program, focused in the southwestern portion of the City. From Cranbrook Road to Lahser Road between Quarton Road and Lone Pine Road, residents will notice a lot of progress this construction season. The project is scheduled to begin with water main replacement the last week of April.
Phase 1: April 26 - June 22
Streets: Woodridge Road and Goodhue Road
Phase 2: June 20 - July 25
Streets: Martell Drive from Yarboro Drive to Haverhill Road, Martell Court and Haverhill Road
Phase 3: July 26 - September 19
Streets: Bennington Drive from Falmouth Drive to Rudgate Road, Rudgate Road from Falmouth to Harlan Drive and Marblehead Drive south of Rudgate Road
Phase 4: September 13 - November 5
Streets: Merrimac Court, Sebago Lane, Falmouth Drive east of Lahser Road to Nantucket Drive and Kennebec Court
We are committed to communicating timely and concise information for the projects planned in your neighborhood. The City will publish weekly project updates, typically every Friday afternoon. In addition to the weekly updates, we will send prompt notification of any potential challenges residents may encounter. Email will be the primary method of communication between the City and our residents. New this year, we can now accommodate those who prefer text message notifications through the city’s website. If you choose, simply submit your cell phone number to be included on a text notification distribution list. Email addresses and phone numbers collected are confidential and will be used solely for notifications about the City’s infrastructure projects.
Please help us keep you informed! Send an email to City Clerk Amy Burton at email@example.com with the email addresses and phone numbers to be enrolled in the City’s notification database. Once enrolled, you will receive an email to confirm your subscription to the notification database.
Thank you for your participation and cooperation during the construction process.