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.

2019 Projects

Washington Avenue Reconstruction Project & Roundabout


Franklin Street (from north of Washington Avenue to south of the railroad crossing) will be closed for ongoing construction work beginning the morning of Wednesday, October 9, 2019  and will remain closed through the day Friday, October 11, 2019. 

n 2019 the City will be reconstructing Washington Avenue (from Franklin to the west city limits), including a roundabout. Improvements include: sidewalk construction, sanitary sewer and water main replacement, storm sewer, street lighting and traffic signals (at Franklin Street). 

Project Progress/Update as of 10/8/2019

  • Water main & water services are done.
  • Sanitary sewer is done.
  • Storm sewer is done except on Main Ave.
  • Grading is mostly done; fine grading on Washington will be done next week.
  • Leveling course is done in parking lots and drives except Ageless Auto.
  • Curb along Washington Avenue is almost done.
  • Sidewalk and the concrete along Washington Avenue and in the roundabout will be done by the end of next week.
Project updates will also be posted on the City of Zeeland's Feel the Zeel Facebook page - follow here.

The roundabout is beginning to take shape! Here's a bird's eye view of recent progress.

Washington Avenue Roundabout Progress-Drone Picture 2

Washington Avenue Roundabout Progress-Drone Picture 1

Project Schedule:
Begin Construction: July 15, 2019
Project Completion: November 15, 2019 (estimated)

MDOT has an informative website about roundabouts, please click here to access it.
To learn more about the city's roundabout, please click on the links below:

June 4, 2019 Public Meeting Presentation

City Council Endorsement of Roundabout-March 19, 2018

Roundabout Public Hearing Presentation-March 8, 2018

Modern Roundabouts: A Safer Choice (Video)

Washington Avenue Project Presentation to City Council-October 15, 2018

Washington Avenue December 11, 2018 Public Meeting Presentation

Detour Routes
Commercial traffic route is BL-196. To view a detour route map, please click here.

The construction area will be closed to through traffic. Please use the indicated roadways to access these businesses during the construction project:

Ageless Autos - Franklin Street
Bigby Coffee - Chicago Drive
Brickford Estates - Chicago Drive
Captain Sundae - West Main Avenue
Dollar General - West Main Avenue
Farmhouse Restaurant - West Main Avenue
Fast Track Auto Wash - Franklin Street
Fifth Third Bank - West Main Avenue
Foundry Church - West Main Avenue
Lenz-Balder Insurance - Chicago Drive
Office Outlet / The Company Store - Washington Avenue
Pro Motor Service - Franklin Street
Rob Kean's Body Shop - Franklin Street
The Barber Shop - West Main Avenue
Westside Service Center - West Main Avenue or Franklin Street
Wyrick Auto Sales - Franklin Street
Wyrick Co. - Franklin Street
Zeeland Ace Hardware - West Main Avenue
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    Zeeland, MI 49464

    Phone: 616-772-0870
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Non-Motorized Pathway Plan

DRAFT Non-Motorized System Plan

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.