Brown Street Reconstruction Project Update: Brown and Broadway Street Detour July 7-9, 2020

The Brown Street reconstruction project (Broadway Street to North Drive) began on June 15th and is scheduled to be completed by the end of August. Asphalt pavement, curbs and gutters are being removed and replaced. Partial sidewalk replacements and sidewalk ramps are also being upgraded. Driveways are being reconstructed from the street to sidewalk and water main valve replacements and sanitary sewer upgrades are taking place.

Street Closure and Access

Brown Street is closed to thru traffic between North Drive and Broadway Street for the duration of the project. Residents have direct access off of Brown Street except when work is being done on their driveways. The Contractor will notify residents prior to the work beginning on their driveway. During this time, residents will be asked to park on the nearest side street.

Employees of Pullen Elementary School are asked to access the school from East Michigan Street, unless otherwise directed by the Contractor.

Access to McLaren Central Hospital from South Brown Street (between High Street and North Drive) will not be affected.

A detour is in place to direct traffic around the project using High Street, Mission Street (US-127BR) and Broadway Street as shown on the Detour Map. Work at the Broadway Street intersection will require an additional section of detour to Pickard Street and North Brown Street. This additonal detour will be in effect from July 7 – 9.

Garbage Collection: Residents still need to bring their garbage cans and recycling to the nearest side street while their block is under construction. The Contractor can offer assistance, if needed.

Mail delivery is not affected. 

Water Service:  Interruptions to water service is anticipated. The contractor will notifiy residents in advance via a door tag.

If you have questions, concerns, or you need a special accommodation due to a physical disability, please contact: 

Connie Houk, Project Engineer      Prein & Newhof                    (231) 468-3456

Stacie Tewari, City Engineer            City of Mt. Pleasant              (989) 779-5404

Brown Street Reconstruction Project to Begin June 15

6/29/2020 UPDATE: Brown and Broadway Street detour scheduled for July 7- 9, 2020.

The Brown Street reconstruction project (Broadway Street to North Drive) is scheduled to begin on June 15th and be completed by the end of August. During this time asphalt pavement, curbs and gutters will be removed and replaced. There will be partial sidewalk replacements completed and sidewalk ramps will be upgraded. Driveways will be reconstructed from the street to sidewalk and water main valve replacements and sanitary sewer upgrades will take place.

Street Closure and Access

Brown Street will be closed to thru traffic between North Drive and Broadway Street for the duration of the project. Residents will have direct access off of Brown Street except when work is being done on their driveways. The Contractor will notify residents prior to the work beginning on their driveway. During this time, residents will be asked to park on the nearest side street.

Employees of Pullen Elementary School are asked to access the school from East Michigan Street, unless otherwise directed by the Contractor.

Access to McLaren Central Hospital from South Brown Street (between High Street and North Drive) will not be affected.

A detour will be in place to direct traffic around the project using High Street, Mission Street (US-127BR) and Broadway Street as shown on the Detour Map. Work at the Broadway Street intersection will require an additional section of detour to Pickard Street and North Brown Street. This additonal detour will be in effect for a maximum of 3 days.

Garbage Collection: Residents will need to bring their garbage cans and recycling to the nearest side street while their block is under construction. The Contractor can offer assistance, if needed.

Mail delivery will not be affected. 

Water Service:  Interruptions to water service is anticipated. The contractor will notifiy residents in advance via a door tag.

If you have questions, concerns, or you need a special accommodation due to a physical disability, please contact: 

Connie Houk, Project Engineer    Prein & Newhof                  (231) 468-3456

Stacie Tewari, City Engineer          City of Mt. Pleasant             (989) 779-5404

Summary of Minutes of the City Commission Meeting held May 13, 2019

Summary of Minutes of the regular meeting of the City Commission held Monday, May 13, 2019, at 7:00 p.m., in the City Commission Chambers.

Received petitions and communications.

Approved the following items on the Consent Calendar:

1) Minutes of the regular meeting of the City Commission held April 22, 2019.

2) Bid of Crawford Contracting of Mt. Pleasant, MI for the 2019 Maple Street and alley reconstruction project and the appropriate four budget amendments.

3) Bid of Sparling Corporation of Taylor, MI, for the purchase and installation of a new card reader for the airport fuel system.

4) Resolution in support of Traffic Control Order No. 1-2019.

5) Resolution establishing regulations for small cell wireless facilities.

6) Authorized the Mayor to sign the Storm Sewer Extension and Reimbursement Agreement with the Central Michigan Mental Health Facilities Board as presented.

7) Warrants and Payrolls

Held a public hearing and passed Ordinance 1043, an Ordinance to amend Section 154.410.B.4.k. of the Mt. Pleasant Zoning Ordinances to correct a scrivener’s error within the general sign provision.

Approved a conceptual design for Brown Street from Broadway to High St.

Appointed Joshua Jerome to the LDFA as recommended by the Appointments Committee.

The Commission recessed at 7:49 p.m. and went into a work session at 7:55 p.m.

Held a work session discussion on Sidewalk Snow Removal Report.

Adjourned the meeting at 8:42 p.m.

Topics to watch at the City Commission Meeting – May 13, 2019

Here are the topics to watch at the next Mt. Pleasant City Commission meeting scheduled for 7 p.m. on May 13, 2019 at City Hall.

-Presentation of 2018 Historic District Commission Historic Preservation Improvement Award.

-Discuss reconstruction design of Brown Street and confirm design.

-Consider resolution to establish regulations for small cell wireless facilities.

-Consider whether a public hearing to adjust the 2019 millage rate should be held, if so set a public hearing.

-Consider storm sewer extension and reimbursement agreement with the Central Michigan Mental Health Facilities Board.

To view the entire meeting agenda packet visit:

http://www.mt-pleasant.org/boards_and_commissions/city_commission.asp