The project to install a 42-inch diameter water main under 24 Mile Road from Dequindre to Romeo Plank roads with a full reconstruction of both lanes of traffic has begun in Shelby and Macomb Townships.
Ric-Man Construction Inc.’s jack and bore operation for the installation of a 42-inch water main under the westbound lane of 24 Mile Road that closed 24 Mile Road between Van Dyke Avenue and Ruann Drive is tentatively slated for completion by Feb. 1.
Ric-Man’s goal for the segment between Van Dyke Ave. and Ruann Drive is to have that section of 24 Mile Road opened in an eastbound-only configuration by Feb. 1. Once the jack and bore operation is complete crews will begin open trench work to install segments of the pipe under the west-bound lanes of 24 Mile Road.
Ric-Man’s initial goal for the segment between Van Dyke Ave. and Ruann Drive to re-open Dec. 24 to accommodate motorists during the holiday was changed as the Macomb County Department of Roads advised that impending closures of that same section made the re-opening problematic.