Current City Projects

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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 

In 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 11/05/2019

  • Irrigation & landscaping should be done by the end of this week.
  • Top course of HMA in the parking lots is scheduled for Wednesday & Thursday.
  • Top course of HMA on Washington Avenue is scheduled for Friday or Saturday.
  • Zeeland BPW will install street lights this week and may need to install some next week.
  • Seeding will be next week. Sod is being considered in the roundabout.
  • Temporary pavement markings are scheduled for 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

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Non-Motorized Pathway Plan



DRAFT Non-Motorized System Plan
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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.