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Here is a copy of the press release from the OCRC:
Grand Haven, Michigan - The Board of County Road Commissioners have awarded a$4,849,630.83 contract to Kamminga & Roodvoets, a construction company from Grand Rapids,to replace a portion of the wastewater collection system that serves Georgetown CharterTownship, the City of Hudsonville, and Jamestown Charter Township. The project is locatedalong Chicago Drive, from 8th Avenue to the Rush Creek Bridge, and along Port Sheldon Road,from south of Main Street to north of Chicago Drive. The project will include the replacement of6,000 feet of sewer main and 3,700 feet of water main. The final restoration of Chicago Drivewill include the installation of 4,900 feet of a non-motorized pathway from Main Street to 8thAvenue, including a connection to the 8th Avenue Community Park.
The $6.8 million dollar project, which includes engineering and contingencies, will be funded byGeorgetown Township (81%), Hudsonville (5.6%) and Jamestown Township (13.6%). Theproject is part of a regional wastewater system that has served these communities since 1969.The project will start this April and is scheduled to be completed in November, 2017.
Pat Staskiewicz, Public Utilities Director for the Ottawa County Road Commission states,“Several sections of the sanitary sewer are in poor condition and are in need of immediatereplacement. The project engineer, Prein & Newhof, has done a great job designing this projectwith an expedited schedule to minimize disruptions to the communities. We also have hadgreat support and cooperation from the Michigan Department of Transportation, the MichiganDepartment of Environmental Quality, and other agencies in obtaining our permits.”
The project team will be meeting with the contractor in the next few weeks to hold apreconstruction meeting and to review the project schedule. Road closures and other projectupdates will be posted on Georgetown Charter Township’s Facebook page and on the OttawaCounty Road Commission website (www.ottawacorc.com) under Quick Links.