City of Detroit’s 2019 Road Improvement program: $100 million to improve 100 miles

  • Work to take place along major roads and in neighborhoods across the city
  • Projects include resurfacing, bridge rehab and commercial corridor revitalizations aided by City bond funds
  • City and contracted projects required to employ 51% Detroiters

The City of Detroit this year will spend $100 million to improve nearly 100 miles of roads and bridges, DPW Director Ron Brundidge announced today.  The record setting program includes the resurfacing of 53 miles of residential streets and 41 miles of major roads, the rehabilitation of 5 bridges, as well as the construction of streetscape projects that will beautify and enhance seven different commercial corridors throughout the city.  The road resurfacing program will be paid for primarily through the city’s share of state and federal road funds, along with $14.5 million in city bond funds.

2019 Detroit DPW Road Construction Plans

Some of the major thoroughfares planned for improvements this year include large sections of the Southfield and I-75 Service Drives, French Road, Berg Road, Linwood, McNichols, and McGraw.  Work is already underway on several projects and will continue until mid-November.  Department of Public Works Director Ron Brundidge joined with City workers and residents today in the Cornerstone Village neighborhood on the city’s east side, where resurfacing work along Marseilles street was underway.

In addition to the resurfacing of 94 miles of residential and major roads, the City also is embarking on an effort to revitalize 7 commercial corridors this year, which in most cases will include the addition of new wider sidewalks for café seating, landscaping, improved lighting, separated bike paths, as well as the roadway receiving new pavement.  The funding for these corridor projects is coming from City bond funds that will be used to revitalize 23 commercial corridors over the next 3-5 years. 

This year, crews also will rebuild or rehabilitate bridges at these locations at an average cost of $1 million each:

  • Bagley at 16th 
  • West Parkway Culvert at Meadow Park  
  • South Service Drive at I-96 and Evergreen 
  • Chestnut at the Dequindre Cut   
  • Holden at Elijah McCoy  

“This year’s infrastructure improvement program is the City of Detroit’s most expansive in recent history.  With so much activity occurring citywide, we recognize that there may be times when residents and motorists experience some impact. We ask that everyone be patient and for motorists to drive carefully in construction zones,” said Brundidge.

51% Detroit workforce required on contracted road projects

Consistent with the City’s requirement that major economic development projects hire a majority of construction workers from within the city of Detroit, the City is also requiring the same of itself.  While residential street paving is done by city workers, many major thoroughfares are paved by private companies.  Last year, the City’s road paving contractors hired 54.5% of their workforce from within Detroit.

“We want to see Detroiters rebuilding Detroit, and we have a lot of opportunity with this year’s road construction program,” said Brundidge.

Detroit residents who are interested in a career in construction can speak to an onsite advisor at any one of the three Detroit At Work Career Centers. There, they can receive job training and employment opportunities as well as job preparedness assistance. For a list of the Detroit At Work Career Center locations visit:  www.detroitatwork.com/location.

Below is a complete list of planned road repairs by City Council District. For additional information visit the City’s Web site at http://www.detroitmi.gov/PublicWorks.

CITY OF DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS
ROAD REPAIRS FOR 2019-20

 

District 1

Berg

Grand River

8 Mile

Birch St

Greenfield

Dead End (E.)

Burt

I-96

Plymouth

Eaton

Rosemont

Southfield Fwy

Fenton

Grove

McNichols

Florence

Ferguson

Rutherford

Florence

Greenfield

Rutherford

Florence

M-10

Hubbell 

Florence

Salem

Telegraph

Forrer

W. Outer Dr

Verne

Glendale

Asbury Park

Grandmont

Glendale

Mansfield

St Marys

Grove

Saint Marys

Lindsay

Grove

Woodbine

Telegraph

Grove

Wormer

Five Points

Prest

Tyler

Schoolcraft

Prest

W. McNichols

Puritan

Puritan

Southfield Fwy.

Greenfield

Robson

Grand River

Chalfonte

Southfield SD NB

Schoolcraft

Grand River

Southfield SD SB

Grand River

Schoolcraft

Sussex

Grand River

Schoolcraft

Vassar

Southfield Fwy

Glastonbury

Verne

Archdale

Harlow

Winston

W. McNichols

Dead End (S.)

Winthrop

Florence

W. Outer Dr.

Winthrop

Schoolcraft

Dead End (N.)

Winthrop

Schoolcraft

Dead End (S.)

District 2

Asbury Park

Pembroke

8 Mile

Brentwood

Charleston

John R

Carol

M-10 SD

Trojan

Carol

Norfolk

8 Mile

Chalfonte

Meyers

Steel

E. McNichols

Pontchartrain

Oakland

Fargo

Lindsay

Oakfield

Fenkell

Rosa Parks

Linwood

Ferguson

Pembroke

8 Mile

Florence

M-10

Hubbell 

Forrer

W. Outer Dr

Verne

Golden Gate

Woodward

John R

Grove

Mendota

Washburn

Grove

Ward

Schaefer

Hartwell

Florence

Dead End (N.)

Linwood

Fenkell

W. Davison

Livernois

Margareta

8 Mile

Montana

John R

Brush

Prevost

W. McNichols

W. Outer Dr.

Rutherford

7 Mile

Pembroke

St. Marys

7 Mile

Pembroke

Savannah

Woodward

Charleston

Snowden

Florence

Dead End (N.)

St Martins

Murray Hill St.

Greenfield Rd.

Trojan

Gilchrist

Bitmore

W. McNichols

Wyoming

Quincy

Winthrop

Florence

W. Outer Dr.

Winthrop

7 Mile

St. Martins

District 3

Alpena

Prescott

Caniff

Amrad

Fenelon

Conley

Anvil

Liberal

Manning

Binder

E. Outer Drive

8 Mile

Bloom

Charles

Desner

Brock

Eight Mile

Eastburn

Burnside

Klinger

Dead End (W.)

Caldwell

Luce

Charles

Carlisle

Kelly

Cushing

Carlisle

Regent

Schoenherr

Carrie

E Nevada

E. Davison

Cody

Klinger

Dead End (W.)

Cordova

Conley

Dead End (W.)

E. 7 Mile

Van Dyke

Kempa

E. McNichols

Pontchartrain

Oakland

E. State Fair

John R

Dequindre

Eastburn

Rex

Redmond

Edgevale

John R

Brush

Emeline

Syracuse

Mound

Fenelon

Charles

Fredro

French

Gratiot

Mack

Gable

Casmere

Harold

Goddard

Halleck

Carpenter

Goddard

Lawley

Alley South of Davison

Greendale

I-75 SD

Hawthorne

Grixdale

I-75 SD

Hawthorne

Halleck

Conant

Klinger

Hollywood

I-75 SD

Hawthorne

Hoyt

Collingham

Edmore

Hoyt

Liberal

Manning

Jos. Campau

E. Davison

Carpenter

Justine

Charles

Fredro

Klinger

E. Davison

Carpenter

Liberal

Crusade

Redmond

Liberal

Gratiot

Hayes

Linnhurst

Schoenherr

Gratiot

Manning

Redmond

Crusade

McDougall

E. Davison

Halleck

McLean

Klinger

Dead End (W.)

McPherson

Klinger

Dead End (W.)

Meade

Klinger

Dead End (W.)

Minnesota

Jos. Campau

Anglin

Moenart

Charles

Carpenter

Montana

Woodward

John R

NB Chrysler SD

McNichols

Remmington

Nevada

Dequindre

Chrysler

Reno

7 Mile

Lappin

Rossini

Hayes

Redmond

Rossini

Reno

Gratiot

Rowley

Syracuse

Mound

Rupert

Syracuse

Bloom

Saratoga

Schoenherr

Gratiot

SB Chrysler SD

McNichols

Remmington

Sparling

Charles

Luce

Tacoma

Kelly

Boulder

District 4

Ashland

Kercheval

Charlevoix

Barrett

Corbett

Elmdale

Berkshire

E. Warren

Southampton

Camden

Barrett

Conner

Casino

Marne

Peerless

Chapin

Cooper

Hurlbut

Dickerson

E. Jefferson

Freud

Edgefield

Moross

Canyon

Elmo

Portlance

Flander

Fordham

Moross

Morang

Frankfort

Moross

Lafontaine

French

Gratiot

Mack

Graves

McClellan

Holcomb

Hereford

Chandler Park

Warren

Kitchener

Essex

Freud

Lenox

Kercheval

Jefferson

Lodewyck

Warren

Munich

Manistique

Kercheval

Charlevoix

Marselles

Chandler Park

Warren

Marselles

Warren

Mack

McClellan

E. Jefferson

Gratiot

McCrary

7 Mile

Glenwood

Peerless

McCormick

Kingsville

Roseberry

Corbett

Maiden

Salter

Mapleridge

Faircrest

Southhampton

Alter Rd 

Dickerson

Southhampton

Gateshead

Canyon

Southhampton

Hereford

Radnor

Sylvester

Hurlbut

Cadillac

Waveney

Neff

Guilford

District 5

24th Street

Chope

Roosevelt

2nd Ave

West Grand Blvd

I-94

3rd Street

Lothrop

W Grand Blvd

3rd Street

W. Grand Blvd

I-94

Amsterdam

3rd Street

Woodward

Antoinette

14th Street

Wabash

Baldwin

Mack

Charlevoix

Beaubien

Jefferson

Lafayette

Beaufait

Mack

Vernor

Bortle

Van Dyke

Maxwell

Buena Vista

Woodrow Wilson

M-10 SD

Burlingame

Rosa Parks Blvd.

Woodrow Wilson

Calvert

Woodward

Hamilton

Canton

Vernor

Lafayette

Chene

Jefferson

Gratiot

Clarendon

Grand River

Mackinaw

Columbus

Grand River

Dexter

Crane

Mack

Vernor

Delmar

Caniff

Owen

E. Grand Blvd

E. Vernor

Jefferson

E. Grand Blvd

Hamtramck

Mt. Elliott

E. Grand Blvd

I-75

Hamtramck

E. Grand Blvd

Woodward

I-75

E. Lafayette

Mt. Elliott

Iroquois

E. Vernor

Gratiot

Mt. Elliott

Elmhurst

La Salle Blvd.

Rosa Parks Blvd.

Englewood

Brush

Woodward

Fullerton

Rosa Parks

M-10 SD

Glynn Ct.

Hamilton

M-10 SD

Hogarth

Grand River

Dexter

Jos. Campau

Riverfront

Jefferson

Kercheval

Mt. Elliott

St. Jean

Lee Pl.

Woodrow Wilson

Byron

Leslie

14th Street

Rosa Parks

McClellan

E. Jefferson

Gratiot

Mount Vernon

Oakland

Beaubien

NB Chrysler SD

E. Grand

Hamtramck

Riopelle

Fisher SD

Division

SB Chrysler SD

Hamtramck

E. Grand Blvd

Seminole

Kercheval

Mack

Seward

14th Street

Rosa Parks Blvd.

Sheridan

Kercheval

Charlevoix

Tyler

Woodrow Wilson

M-10 SD

Vinewood

Scovel Pl.

I-96 SD

W. Chicago

M-10 SD

Woodward

Waverly

La Salle Blvd.

Dead End (E.)

Woodrow Wilson

Glynn Ct.

Calvert 

District 6

16th Street

Rose

W. Vernor

23rd

W. Jefferson

Fort

24th

W. Jefferson

Fort

24th Street

Michigan Ave

Dead End (S.)

4th Street

Calumet

Selden

8th Street

Fort

Lafayette

Alexandrine

4th Street

M-10 SD

Ash

14th Street

18th Street

Avery

Merrick

I-94 SD

Bagley

21st Street

Trumbull

Bagley

Fisher SD

24th Street

Bagley

W. Grand Blvd

Scotten

Beechwood

Cobb

Tireman

Bivouac

Livernois

Military

Breckenridge

23rd Street

Tillman

Cahalan

Springwells

Lawndale

Cavalry

Lafayette

Vernor

Central

I-94 SD

Kirkwood

Central

Michigan Ave

McGraw

Charlotte

3rd Street

4th Street

Chicago

Wyoming

Jeffries

Colfax

Milford

W. Warren

Contours Ln

Miracles Blvd.

Gibson

Distel

Fort

Olivet

Elmer

Kirkwood

I-94 SD

Firwood

Allendale

Vancouver

Firwood

Tireman

Allendale

Francis

Electric

Edsel

Gilbert

McGraw

I-94 SD WB

Gilroy

Deacon

Beatrice

Gleason

Electric

Bassett

Gleason

Electric

Edsel

Govin

Witt

Olivet

Hecla

Merrick

I-94 SD

Holmes

McDonald

Dead End W

Holmes

Sarena

McDonald

I-94 WB SD

Cecil

Martin

Jeffries SD EB

Magnolia

Michigan Ave

Lawndale

Woodmere

Dead End (N)

Lexington

Green

Beard

Lincoln

Grand River

MLK Blvd.

Manson

Toledo

Plumer

Mason Place

Woodmere

Lawndale

McGraw

Cecil

Warren

Melvin

Bassett

Alley (City Limits)

Miami

Electric

Annabelle

Miami

S. Fort

Electric

Miracles Blvd.

Temptations

Contours

Monica

Westfield

W. Chicago

NB Lodge SD

Warren

3rd

NB Lodge SD

Fort

Abbott

Panama

Cecil

Tarnow

Panama

Florida

Springwells

Plum

Trumbull

Brooklyn

Porter

6th Street

Trumbull

Roosevelt

I-94 SD

W. Warren

Roosevelt

MLK Blvd.

Selden

SB Lodge SD

Trumbull

MLK

Sharon

Vernor

Woodmere

Springwells

I-94 SD

McGraw

Spruce

Rosa Parks Blvd

Wabash

Sycamore

Rosa Parks Blvd

Cochrane

Tillman

MLK Blvd.

Magnolia

Trumbull

Fort St

Fisher SD NB

Tuscola

3rd Street

Alley

Vinewood

Porter

Michigan

W. Jefferson

Grand Blvd.

23rd Street

Waring

W Outer Dr

Peters

Witt

Mullane

Govin

Woodmere

Dix

Richard

District 7

American

I-96 SD

Burlingame

American 

Burlingame

Elmhurst

Archdale

Fitzpatrick

Dead End (S.)

Belton

Grandville

Piedmont

Belton

Stahelin

Greenview

Belton

Trinity

Pierson

Burt

I-96

Plymouth

Cathedral

Southfield Fwy.

Archdale

Chicago

Wyoming

Jeffries

Chicago

Hubbell

Greenfield

Constance

Penrod

Southfield Fwy.

Constance

Vaughan

Faust

Crocuslawn

Mendota

Wyoming

Dover

Rutland

Southfield Fwy.

Elmira

Beaverland

100' ft W/Alley

Griggs

W. Davison

Ilene

Ilene

Schoolcraft

W. Davison

Indiana

Schoolcraft

W. Davison

Jeffries SD WB

Meyers

Cheyenne

Jeffries SD WB

Wyoming

Meyers

Kirkwood

Piedmont

Penrod

Longacre

Chicago 

Dead End (S)

Memorial

Paul

W. Warren

Montrose

Whitlock

Paul

NB Southfield SD

Joy

Paul

Orangelawn

Hubbell

Mark Twain (Dead End)

Plymouth

Manor

Wyoming

Rutherford

Paul

W. Warren

Rutland

Joy

Fitzpatrick

Rutland

Warren

Alley North Of Warren

Sawyer

Stout

Pierson

SB Southfield SD

Joy

Paul

Schaefer

Chicago

Joy

Shirley

Plymouth

Mecca

Spinoza Dr.

Sawyer

Orangelawn

Sussex

Joy

Tireman

Van Buren

Southfield

Warwick

W. Chicago

Grand River

Nardin Park

W. Chicago

I-96 SD

Grand River

Wadsworth

Coyle

Sussex

Wadsworth

Vaughan

Westwood

Waverly

Livernois

Dexter

Westfield

Rutland

Memorial

Westfield

Warwick

Stahelin

Whitcomb

Ellis

W. Chicago

Whitlock

Artesian

Stahelin

Whitlock

Memorial

Abington

Whitlock

Piedmont

Warwick

Whitlock

Plainview

Evergreen

Winthrop

Paul

Whitlock

Wisconsin

Chicago 

Westfield

Woodmont

Paul

Tireman