Current City Projects

Improvements are being made all around the City. If you have questions, comments or concerns about any project in the City, please do not hesitate to contact us at 616-772-0870 or by email. We are here to serve.

Elm Street Reconstruction Project

PEDDLER'S MARKET PARKING-Please click here for a route map to the downtown south parking lot.

Please note that the Lincoln & Elm Street intersection will be closed on Saturday, June 3rd from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM for sanitary sewer work.

*Please Note: From May 5 through approximately May 26, 2017 - the Main & Elm Street intersection will be heavily restricted to both vehicle and pedestrian traffic.

How to Access Downtown Parking During Construction

Project Schedule:

Project Bid & Award March 2017
Begin Construction April 10, 2017
Plan completion of Cherry to Main, including the opening of the Main & Elm intersection, by Mid-June
of remaining blocks, Lincoln to Cherry and Main to Washington, by end of
August 2017 (before start of school year)

Scheduled Work for Weeks of 5/22 and 5/29
  • Curb and gutter from Main to Washington
  • Flat work from Main to Washington
  • Sanitary sewer stub installation at Lincoln on June 3, 2017, weather permitting
  • Snowmelt installation continues
  • Place brick in crosswalks at Main and open intersection to East-West traffic
Sidewalks will remain in place for several more days from Cherry to Washington and remain in Lincoln for several weeks. This schedule is tentative and subject to change day to day.

Elm Street and Park Construction Bid Award and Budget Approval

Elm Street Woonerf Design Concept

Elm Street Change to One-Way Endorsement

Elm Street Overall Design Concept

Elm Street Development Concept

Force Main Construction & Re-Paving of Roosevelt, Oak & Ottawa Streets 

Portions of Roosevelt, Oak & Ottawa Streets will be impacted with construction and re-paving as a result of a force main construction project that will connect Holland Township with the City of Zeeland's expanded Clean Water Plant. The expansion of the plant and the connection with Holland Township is projected to be completed in August 2017. Below are the tentative construction & re-paving dates:

Tentative Project Schedule
Ottawa Street: Roosevelt to Oak and Oak Street: Ottawa to State - May 8, 2017 to May 19, 2017
Roosevelt Avenue: 100th to Ottawa and State Street Connection - June 12, 2017 to July 14, 2017
State Street: Work will likely take place between July 14-July 21, 2017. Thru traffic to be detoured to Centennial Street with access maintained to residents and businesses in the immediate area. The area to be torn up and repaved is limited to Oak/State intersection only. While contractor may be working near intersection in Oak, State Street will not be closed until after school is out.

Tentative Paving Schedule
Oak Street & Ottawa Street - May 30-June 2, 2017
State Street - July 21, 2017
Roosevelt - August 1-4, 2017

Riley Street Mill & Resurface Project

Riley (State to Fairview) / Mill & Resurface
Spring / Summer - This project is slated to begin on June 13, 2017 with completion projected for July 29, 2017. 
Milling & Paving - During this period, traffic will be shifted to one-half of the roadway and maintained with flaggers. This operation should last no longer than 5-7 days. Other work (curb & gutter, sidewalk ramps, structure adjustments, etc.) will be done under single lane closures with two-way traffic maintained.

101st Street Reconstruction Project

101st (BL196 to Lee) / Reconstruction / Spring/Summer

Project Schedule:

Initial Public Meeting - April 12, 2017
Bid Open & Bid Award - May 9, 2017 & May 15, 2017
2nd Public Meeting - Wednesday, June 7, 2017 @ 6:00 PM/West Activity Room, Howard Miller Library & Community Center, 14 S. Church St., Zeeland, MI
Begin Construction - June 12, 2017
Project Completion -  Mid August, 2017

Transportation Study Implementation Matrix

The City of Zeeland recently engaged the services of a professional transportation engineer to evaluate a number of transportation issues within the City of Zeeland. For information on the recommended changes and implementation time frame please click here.

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    Zeeland, MI 49464

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