If you’ve driven around Jackson
lately, you’ve likely noticed a lot of
This is the result of an active construction season, which is seeing
bridge replacements, water infrastructure upgrades, and improved
Two projects recently wrapped up
There is now a new street surface
on Denton Road in the Cascades
Park area and the E. Washington
Avenue bridge has been fully replaced by the Michigan Department
of Transportation (MDOT).
MDOT is also in the process of replacing two railroad overpasses in
Downtown Jackson that go over N.
Mechanic and N. Jackson streets.
Those projects are expected to be
completed in Nov.
Also underway is the replacement
of the E. High Street bridge in the industrial park area on the southeast
side of the City.
This project, which is also being
conducted by MDOT, will close E.
High Street through Oct.
A sizable water infrastructure
project has closed S. West Avenue
between W. Michigan Avenue and
The City of Jackson is replacing
an undersized and outdated water
main in this area and replacing 46
lead service lines.
S. West Avenue is expected to reopen in late July.
Local drivers can also look forward to an improved street surface
on Greenwood Avenue between
Griswold and W. Morrell streets.
Crews will resurface this 1 mile
stretch of Greenwood, bringing a
closure from June to late Sept.
Planned resurfacing projects on
Wildwood Avenue and lead service
line replacements on E. Michigan
Avenue will top off a busy summer
construction season in Aug.
The City also has plans to reconstruct traffic signals for better traffic
flow at seven intersections across