Project Limits: Ecorse Road, from the proposed intersection with the extension of Vining Road to the intersection with Merriman Road. Additionally, Ecorse Road at Wayne Road, at Merriman Road, and at Middlebelt Road.
Project Description: This project will include the reconstruction of Ecorse Road as well as intersection improvements on Ecorse Road at Wayne Road, at Merriman Road, and at Middlebelt Road.
Traffic Impact/Detour: Traffic may be restricted at times. When traffic restrictions are in effect notices will be provided to the public. The project will be constructed so that it will maintain access to the surrounding businesses for the duration of the project. Currently, Ecorse Road between Sargent Street and Merriman Road is only open to eastbound traffic. Weather dependent, two-way traffic is expected to be restored on Monday, July 2, 2018 for both Ecorse Road and Vining Road.
Schedule: This project began in November 2017 and is expected to be completed in August 2018.
Vining Road construction continued with grade cutting and aggregate base placement along the northbound and southbound lanes. This is expected to continue into the week of 5/21. Pavement was removed from the northwest and southwest quadrants of Ecorse and Middlebelt. The pouring of sidewalk and driveway approaches began with the anticipation of this process being completed within the next week. Ditches were graded and topsoil was spread for Stage 1 of Ecorse Road construction in preparation of Stage 2 beginning soon.