Downtown Allegan Infrastructure and Streetscape Project UPDATES
January 19, 2023
Join representatives of the City of Allegan and Michigan Department of Transportation at Allegan City Hall on Thursday, February 2 from 5pm-7pm for a public open house.
Review information and updates in an open house setting regarding the M89 Construction Project scheduled for 2024 including the traffic circle and Downtown Improvement Project.
The public is invited to come and go between the hours of 5:00pm-7:00pm.
December 14, 2022
The removal of the street trees have been completed. Construction will commence in April of 2023 .
In late February the City will host an open house to discuss the plans in more detail and prepare the residents for an exciting two summers as our Downtown goes through a transformation that will result in much more pedestrian and business friendly community.
Downtown Improvement Project 2023-2024
Work began in 2018 to develop a plan to completely reconstruct the Downtown Allegan core. Over the past four years, City Councilmembers, Downtown Development Authority board members, Public Spaces Commissioners, and City of Allegan staff have worked to come to a shared vision with public input from Allegan residents, business owners, and stakeholders.
Click HERE to see the plans for the Downtown Allegan Infrastructure Project.
In the fall of 2022, City Council approved a contract with Milbocker and Sons, Inc to complete the project. Minor work will begin over the fall and winter of 2022-2023 with the major reconstruction to begin in Spring 2023 and then pause for the winter of 2023-2024 and then pick up again in Spring 2024 and wrap up by the fall of 2024.
This image shows the general scope of the Downtown Allegan Infrastructure Project.