Nine road projects on tap this year in Pittsfield Township
Lisa Allmendinger | AnnArbor.com
Residents will see nine local road projects totaling more than $500,000 undertaken this year that include both local and subdivision road work, following a unanimous vote of the Washtenaw County Road Commission Tuesday afternoon.
Shaping, ditching and berm removal will take place on Warner Road from US-12 to Bemis Road with the addition of about 4,700 tons of limestone with dust control at a cost of about $80,000.
The milling and paving of Tamarack Drive between Fosdick Road and Warner Road, including the addition of limestone shoulders at an estimated cost of $73,500.
Hunt Club Drive from Cloverlane Drive to US-12 will be milled and repaved at an estimated cost of $47,500.
Repaving will take place on Seminole Road from Packard Road to Central Boulevard at an estimated cost of $42,000.
Glencoe Hills Drive between Washtenaw Avenue to Clark Road will also be resurfaced at an estimated cost of $95,000.
Residents on Iris Lane east of Fosdick Road will also see their road repaved at an estimated cost of $8,300.
In the Oak Park Subdivision, Crystal Drive, Oakdale Drive, Seminole Road, Hawks Avenue, Carlton Drive, and Fresno Lane will get a new surface, as well as ditch work and the addition of 3,200 tons of limestone at an estimate cost of $65,000.
In the Hunter’s Ridge subdivision, about $16,000 in crack sealing will take place on Hunter’s Ridge Drive, Winchester Drive, Partridge Way, Steeplechase Drive, Steeplechase Court and Hunter’s Crest Drive.
Residents in the Lake Forest Highlands subdivision will see new pavement on Highlander Way, Northridge Court and Vail Court at an estimated cost of $95,000.
In addition, the township will spend about $25,350 for three applications of dust control on its 14.36 miles of certified gravel roads.
Although $547,650 will be spent on the road, the township's portion is $469,187. Pittsfield is not leaving a matching fund dime on the table this year, agreeing to use both its $4,669 carryover allotment from 2011 for drainage projects as well as this year’s amount. In addition, all $69,125 allotted to the township for conventional matching funds is being spent.