Township News

Kalamazoo County Flood Risk Information Open House Scheduled

June 15 from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

  • 9 June 2021
  • Author: Amber Boucher
  • Number of views: 41

CHICAGO—Representatives from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in conjunction with Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) will host an online Flood Risk Information Open House on Tuesday, June 15, 2021, from 5:00 PM–7:00 PM. The event will be presented using the Zoom teleconferencing service and will provide residents an opportunity to review a recently completed preliminary Flood Insurance Study (FIS) and accompanying preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs).

Roundabout Project Update

M-343/G Ave.

  • 7 June 2021
  • Author: Amber Boucher
  • Number of views: 163



- 28th Street has been open to traffic.

- G Ave and 27th St is closed to traffic 

- M-343 is shifted to its new temporary alignment

- M-343 has been removed

- Pond excavation completed


Work Remaining

- 27th street new alignment and pond

- Pond Grading

- M-343 removals

- Structures along M-343 starting 06/02

-G avenue new alignment

- Watermain, looking at the week of 06/07

Kalamazoo County Conducting Mosquito Surveillance through September

Kalamazoo County

  • 3 June 2021
  • Author: Amber Boucher
  • Number of views: 33

KALAMAZOO, MI — The Kalamazoo County Health & Community Services Department’s Environmental Health staff will be setting several mosquito traps throughout Kalamazoo County to capture and identify potential disease carrying mosquitoes through September.

Portage Road to close for I-94 bridge demolition

Michigan Department of Transportation

  • 28 April 2021
  • Author: Amber Boucher
  • Number of views: 200


Fast facts:

- Portage Road will closed and detoured at I-94 for bridge demolition from Friday, April 30, to Monday, May 3.

- MDOT is widening 2.7 miles of I-94 from four to six lanes between Lovers Lane and Sprinkle Road in Kalamazoo.

- The two-year project is an $87 million investment connecting several I-94 expansion projects from west of US-131 to Sprinkle Road completed since 2008.


April 27, 2021 -- The next step in the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) project to widen I-94 from four to six lanes from Lovers Lane to Sprinkle Road in Kalamazoo is demolishing the eastbound I-94 bridge over Portage Road.

Portage Road will be closed at I-94 and detoured on Kilgore Road and Kilgore Service Drive from 8 p.m. Friday, April 30, through 6 a.m. Monday, May 3. This work is weather dependent.

             MDOT is investing $87 million to widen 2.7 miles of I-94 and rebuild the Portage Road interchange with a new alignment known as a single-point urban interchange (SPUI), similar to the I-94/Westnedge Avenue interchange. The project also includes rebuilding four bridges and one culvert, traffic signal upgrades, new signs, freeway lighting, and noise barrier installation.


May 4, 2021 Election for KRESA Millage Renewal

KRESA Millage Renewal

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Michigan Department of Transportation

Five year transportation plan

  • 13 February 2020
  • Author: Amber Boucher
  • Number of views: 1986

The Michigan Department of Transportation released its latest five-year transportation plan on Thursday, outlining which projects are now on tap after the State Transportation Commission authorized an additional $3.5 billion in bonding to do more projects at Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's direction.


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