Detroit spending $63 million to improve roads this year

DETROIT – The city of Detroit planning to spend $63 million to improve 100 miles of residential and major streets this year. 

Details from the Department of Public Works: 

The plan calls for resurfacing 57 miles of residential neighborhood streets and paving 43 miles of major roads this construction season. In addition, bridge improvement and projects designed to enhance existing roadways will also be implemented in 2017.

Major streets being paved this year include sections of Evergreen, Cass, Hubbell, Mack, E. 7 Mile, Whittier, and Joy Road.  Approximately $4 million of the program will be spent on road enhancements, such as installing new bike paths, and rehabilitating the Bagley Street Bridge, east of 16th street, in southwest Detroit.

The resurfacing of 100 miles of streets in 2017 reflects a continuous upward trend of road improvement projects since 2014, and it illustrates the City’s commitment to quality infrastructure in all city neighborhoods. Here is a breakdown of City of Detroit road improvements over the past several years:

  • 2017: $63M to pave 43 miles of major roads and 57 miles of residential streets
  • 2016: $53.5M to pave 19 miles of major roads and 53 miles of residential streets
  • 2015: $36M to pave 15 miles of major roads and 44 miles of residential streets
  • 2014: $37M to pave 16 miles of major roads and 46 miles of residential streets

“Over the last three years, we have paved an average of 64 miles each year,” said Brundidge.  “With the passage of the 2015 transportation funding bill in Lansing, we have more resources available to fix more roads in more neighborhoods.”

The additional funding also has allowed for improved street maintenance.  Last week, the city re-launched its residential street sweeping program after a seven-year absence.  The return of this popular service, including the purchase of several new sweepers, also was made possible because of the city’s larger allotment of state road funds.



STREET                                                 FROM                                            TO

Appleton                                              Verdun                                           Dead End (S)

Ardmore                                              W. McNichols                                 Puritan

Braile                                                  Puritan                                           Fenkell

Burgess                                              Seven Mile                                    Dead End (N) Hessell

Burt Road                                            Fenkell                                         Grand River

Canterbury                                          Warrington                                     Stratford

Codding                                               Grand River                                  Margareta

Coyle                                                   Florence                                      W. McNichols

Coyle                                                  Grand River                                   Fenkell

Dale                                                     Vassar                                         Frisbee

Evergreen                                            Clarita                                            Seven Mile

Evergreen                                            Pembroke                                     Eight Mile

Fenkell Ave                                          Evergreen                                     Southfield

Fenton                                                  Grand River                                  Seven Mile

Frisbee                                                 Telegraph                                     Appleton

Frisbee                                                 Northrop                                       Redfern

Grandview                                           Seven Mile                                    Frisbee

Greydale                                              Orchid                                          Grand River

Greyfield                                              Grand River                                  Margareta

Grove                                                   Prevost                                          Forrer

Hemlock                                              Prevost                                          Forrer

Keeler                                                   Lahser                                          Burt Road

Keeler                                                   Prevost                                        Winthrop

Lenore                                                  Grand River                                  Seven Mile

Margareta                                           Greyfield                                       Glenhurst

Mettetal                                              Grand River                                    Lyndon

Mettetal                                               Fenkell                                         Grand River

Midland                                                Mansfield                                      Winthrop

Midland                                                Archdale                                        Prevost

Norfolk                                                 @Winston                                   Intersection

Northrop                                             Seven Mile                                    Frisbee

Pembroke                                            Southfield s/d                              James Couzens

Pembroke                                            Lahser                                            Berg

Pierson                                                 Grand River                                  W. McNichols

Pilgrim                                                  Forrer                                            Prevost

Pilgrim                                                  Archdale                                        Gilchrist

Pilgrim                                                  Greydale                                       Westbrook

Puritan                                                 Lamphere                                     Chatham

Puritan                                                 Burt                                                Lahser

Puritan                                                 Vaughan                                        Heyden

Puritan                                                 Kentfield                                       Fielding

Puritan                                                 Greenfield                                     Meyers

Redfern                                                Eight Mile                                     Hessell

Redfern                                                Seven Mile                                    Pembroke

Salem                                                   Grand River                                  Margareta

Salem                                                   Bennett                                         Santa Maria

Santa Maria                                          Cooley                                         Beaverland

Schoolcraft E/B                                  W of Riverview                            W. of Dolphin

Schoolcraft W/B                                   Dale                                               Dolphin

St. Marys                                             Fenkell                                          Grand River

Trinity                                                   Grand River                                  McNichols

Trinity                                                   Seven Mile                                    W. McNichols

Trojan                                                   Berg                                              McIntyre

Vassar                                                  McIntyre                                       Berg

Verdun                                                 Appleton                                       Riverview

Verne                                                    Prevost                                        Rutherford

Verne                                                    Gilchrist                                         Lindsay

Verne                                                    Lahser                                          Greydale

Whitcomb                                            Fenkell                                           Puritan

Whitcomb                                            Fenkell                                           Lyndon

Winston                                              Grand River                                  W. McNichols

Wormer                                               Grand River                                  Seven Mile



STREET                                                 FROM                                            TO

Ardmore                                              Curtis                                          John C. Lodge

Baylis                                                  Fenkell                                        J.C. Lodge

Belden                                                 Puritan                                        Lodge

Chippewa                                            Meyers                                         Appoline

Clarita                                                 Winthrop                                      Greenfield

Dexter                                                 Fenkell                                         Puritan

Fairfield                                               Seven Mile                                    Curtis

Grand                                                   Linwood                                       Wildermere

Greenlawn                                           W. McNichols                                Puritan

Hubbell                                                 Eight Mile                                     Curtis

Hubbell                                                 Jeffries Fwy                                  Grand River

James Couzens N/B s/d                    Six Mile (McNichols)                          Audrey

John C Lodge N/B s/d                       50' W of Monica                                Ohio

John C. Lodge N/B s/d                         Schaefer                                        Audrey

John C. Lodge S/B s/d                          Wyoming                                      Monica

Kendall                                                Ewald Circle                                 Wildermere

Manor                                                  Curtis                                           Margareta

Mansfield                                            W. Outer Drive                            Santa Maria

Margareta                                           Rutherford                                    Mansfield

Mendota                                              Santa Maria                                  Curtis

Merrill Plaisance                                Woodward                                   Pontchartrain

Pickford                                               Greenfield                                     Prest

Pontchartrain                                     Merrill Plaisance                          7 Mile Rd.

Puritan                                                 Livernois                                     Belden

Santa Clara                                          Wyoming                                     Pinehurst

Sorrento                                              W. McNichols                              James Couzens

St. Martins                                           Schaefer                                      Lesure

Stoepel                                                 W. McNichols                             Thatcher

Ward                                                    W. McNichols                              James Couzens

Whitcomb                                           Vassar                                           Pembroke

Wildemere                                          Puritan                                          J.C. Lodge

Woodingham                                      W. McNichols                                Puritan



STREET                                                 FROM                                            TO

Alcoy                                                    State Fair                                      Fairmont

Balfour                                                 Berkshire                                       Harper

Coram                                                  Redmond                                      Crusade

Coram                                                  Hayes                                             Gratiot

Girardin                                                Seven Mile                                    Dead End (N)

Goulburn                                              Seven Mile                                    Eastwood

Goulburn                                              Eight Mile                                     Collingham

Greeley                                                Seven Mile                                    Nevada

Greeley                                                Nevada                                          Chrysler Service Drive

Hildale                                                  Rogge                                            Helen

Hoyt                                                      Eight Mile                                     Carlisle

Jos Campau                                         Conant                                          Davison

Lappin                                                  Redmond                                      Kelly

Lappin                                                  Gratiot                                           Hayes

Marx                                                     E. McNichols                                Nevada

Rex                                                        Lappin                                          Liberal

Riopelle                                                Eight Mile                                     State Fair

Rogge                                                   Hilldale                                          Seven Mile

Rogge                                                   Seven Mile                                    Bliss

Russell                                                  Seven Mile                                    Nevada

Russell                                                  Nevada                                          Chrysler Service Drive

Spencer                                                Eight Mile                                     Outer Drive

Stotter                                                  Seven Mile                                    Outer Drive

Stotter                                                  Eight Mile                                     Outer Drive

Tacoma                                                Hayes                                             Monarch

Veach                                                   Eight Mile                                     Dead End (E)

E. Winchester                                     Dequindre                                     Conant



STREET                                                 FROM                                            TO

Buckingham                                           E. Warren                                     Munich

Cairney                                                 McClellan                                      Cooper

Conner                                                  Edsel Ford Fwy                             Warren

Cooper                                                  Forest                                           Warren

Essex                                                    Ashland                                         Chalmers

Fairfax                                                  Alter Rd                                         Gross Pointe Border

Harper                                                  Hayes                                             E. Outer Drive

Korte                                                    Alter Rd                                         Dead End (E)

Mack                                                    St Jean                                           McClellan

Marseilles                                            Edsel Ford                                     Chester

Morang                                                Laing                                              7 Mile Rd.

New York                                             Cadieux                                         Dead End

Nottingham                                          Moross                                          Morang

E. Seven Mile                                      Kelly                                              Redmond

St. Jean                                              Shoemaker                                     Warren

Warren                                                 Cadillac                                         Conner

Whittier                                               Kelly                                               Whitehill



STREET                                                 FROM                                            TO

Alger                                                     Oakland                                         John R

Avery                                                    Ferry Park                                     Marquette

Beaubien                                              Mack                                            Canfield

Calvert                                                 Linwood                                        Wildmere

Calvert                                                 Dexter                                           Lawton

Canfield                                               Beaubien                                       John R

Canton                                                 Mack                                              Vernor

Chandler                                              Oakland                                         Woodward

Charlevoix                                           Chene                                            Jos Campau

Clairmount                                           Linwood                                        Rosa Parks

Cortland                                               Linwood                                        Lawton

Crane                                                    Vernor                                           Kercheval

Elmhurst                                              Oakman                                        Jeffries Fwy

Fullerton                                              Linwood                                        14th

Garland                                                Mack                                              Charlevoix

W. Grand Blvd                                     Grand River                                  Jeffries Fwy

Hague                                                 Oakland                                         John R

Hazelwood                                          Dexter                                           Quincy

Holcomb                                              St. Paul                                          Jefferson

Iroquois                                               Warren                                          Gratiot

Josephine                                            Oakland                                         John R

Lawrence                                             Rosa Parks                                    LaSalle

Lawton                                                 Davison                                         Glendale

Mack                                                    Gratiot                                           McClellan

Parker                                                  Willard                                           Warren

Pennsylvania                                       Forest                                            Canfield

Pennsylvania                                       Forest                                            Warren

E. Philadelphia                                    Woodward                                      Oakland

W. Philadelphia                                    Byron                                             Woodrow Wilson

Pingree                                                Quincy                                          Dexter

Randolph                                             Gratiot                                           Centre

Sheridan                                              Canfield                                         Forest

St. Antoine                                          Lafayette                                      Gratiot

Taylor                                                   Linwood                                        Quincy

Townsend                                            Canfield                                         Gratiot

Virginia Park                                        Dexter                                           Grand River

Wabash                                               Ferry Park                                     W. Grand Blvd.

Webb                                                   Rosa Parks                                    LaSalle



STREET                                                 FROM                                            TO

25th                                                      Toledo                                           Vernor

Addison                                                Dayton                                          McGraw

Alpine                                                   Joy Rd                                            Tireman

Alter Rd                                                E. Jefferson                                  Klenk Island

Anthony Wayne Drive                             Forest                                            I-94

Bagley Ave                                          15th                                               16th

Bangor                                                 Buchanan                                      Dead End

Bangor                                                 W. Warren                                    Hancock

Barlum                                                 Livernois                                       Martin

Brandon                                               Junction                                        McKinstry

Broadway                                            Gratiot                                           Grand River

Cass                                                   Grand Blvd                                    Congress

Clifford                                                Woodward                                      Bagley

Crowley                                               Barton                                           Dead End E of Martin

Daniels                                                Crowley                                         W. Warren

Dayton                                                 Lonyo                                            Addison

Diversey                                               American                                      Wetherby

Edsel                                                   Schaefer                                       Pleasant

Grand River                                         Woodward                                      Madison

Henderson                                           St. Lawerence                              Dead  End  W of Trenton

Hubbard                                               Porter                                            Lafayette

John R                                                  E. Adams                                     Woodward

Junction                                               St. Hedwig                                    Vernor

Kinsman                                               Scotten                                          Lovett

Lovett                                                   Buchanan                                      Torrey

M.L. King                                             14th                                               Trumbull

McKinstry                                            Toledo                                           McMillian

Mullane                                                Navy                                              Logan

Pine                                                    Rosa Parks                                    14th

Prairie                                                  Warren                                          Tireman

Rangoon                                              Tireman                                         Walton

Rich                                                     Scotten                                          31st

Schaefer                                              Lyndon                                          Outer Drive

Seabaldt                                               Jeffries                                          Northfield

Second                                                 ML King                                         Forest

Third                                                     Ledyard                                         Forest

Tireman                                               Northlawn                                    Livernois

Toledo                                                  Livernois                                       W. Grand Blvd.

Uthes                                                  McKinstry                                      Clark

Washington Blvd                                W. Jefferson                                     Park

Waterman                                           Vernor                                           Regular

Wykes                                                 Warren                                        Tireman



STREET                                                 FROM                                            TO

Beechdale                                           Wyoming                                      Mendota

Captiol                                                 Schaefer                                      Shirley

Cascade                                               Boston                                        Dead End (N.Of Elmhurst)

Castleton                                             Schaefer                                      Shirley

Chicago                                                Spinoza                                      Trinity

Foley                                                     Mendota                                    Meyers

Forrer                                                   W. Chicago                                  Ellis

Forrer                                                   Plymouth                                     Captiol

Glendale                                              Abington                                      Memorial

Grandmont                                          W. Chicago                                    Ellis

Joy                                                        Wyoming                                    Livernois

Joy                                                        Oakman                                     Decatur

Joy                                                        EB I-96 SD                                 Intersection Only

Joy                                                        WB I-96 SD                                Intersection Only

Joy                                                        Schaefer                                     Wyoming

Kramer                                                 Mansfield                                      Prevost

Lauder                                                  Plymouth                                      Chicago

Lauder                                                  Tireman                                        Joy Rd

Mansfield                                            Chicago                                         Joy Rd

Monica                                                 Elmhurst                                      Davison

Morley                                                 Wyoming                                      Mendota

Orangelawn                                          Wyoming                                      Ohio

Plymouth                                             Greenfield                                     Hubbell

Prest                                                     Plymouth                                    Elmira

Prevost                                                 Ellis                                           Joy Rd

Robson                                                 Joy Rd                                       W. Chicago

Rouge Park Drive                                 Outer Drive                                   Outer Drive

Rutherford                                              W. Chicago                                 Kramer

Schaefer                                              EB I-96 SD                                  Intersection Only

Schaefer                                              WB I-96 SD                                 Intersection Only

Southfield Service Drive N/B                 Chicago                                       Plymouth

Southfield Service Drive S/B                 Pembroke                                    Seven Mile

St. Marys                                             Chicago                                       Plymouth

Stansbury                                             Lyndon                                        Intervale

Terry                                                     Joy Rd                                       Ellis

W. Davison                                          Grandmont                                  Southfield Fwy

Washburn                                            Schooolcraft                                 Dead End

Washburn                                            Jeffries                                         Schoolcraft

West Parkway                                    Hazelnut                                        Meadowpark

Westfield                                             Trinity                                           Evergreen

Westfield                                             Evergreen                                     Warwick

Whitcomb                                           Joy Rd                                          W. Chicago

Winthrop                                             Westfield                                      Ellis

VIEW: Wayne County road construction projects planned for 2017 season

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