Birmingham city commissioners passed a resolution to create a special assessment district for improvements to the Pierce Street Alley, which runs from Pierce to E. Merrill streets, at their meeting on Monday, March 25.
City engineer Paul O'Meara said the “Pierce Street Alley is the one the staff nominated as most needed for repair.”
It was decided to do the project this construction season as it is between the Old Woodward reconstruction project last year, and the propose
Work to replace sanitary sewer lines crossing Woodward Avenue at Square Lake Road is expected to begin in mid-April, with slight disruptions to traffic in the area anticipated.
The Bloomfield Township Board of Trustees on Monday, March 25, unanimously approved a $662,580 million contract with Bidigare Contractors to conduct the work. The project will utilize an underground boring method, rather than an open cut that would require cutting open surface concrete to replace the
Plans to demolish the Mobil gas station at the northwest corner of Maple and Telegraph in Bloomfield Township and replace it with an updated building were unanimously approved on Monday, March 25, by the Bloomfield Township Board of Trustees.
Owners BP of White Lake and Bloomfield Mobil plan to combine the existing properties at 6490 and 6450 Telegraph into a single lot and construct a new 2,340-square foot building in the Hogan's Plaza.
The new building will operate unde
Moosejaw is opening a second store in downtown Birmingham, in the former Backcountry North location at 284 W. Maple, which will focus on equipment such as bicycles in the summer and snowboards and ski equipment in the winter months.
Moosejaw, located at 34288 Woodward Avenue, in the Papa Joe's plaza, is staying in that location, where is has been for years, selling outdoor, camping, backpacking, hiking, biking and activewear clothing, shoes, jackets, accessories and snowboa
Efforts on Monday, March 25, by a Bloomfield Township sushi restaurant to obtain a liquor license received full support from the Bloomfield Township Board of Trustees.
Jeanie Lee, with Sushi Hana, 42656 Woodward, received unanimous approval by the board to recommend the transfer of a Class C liquor license from the Golden Crown Restaurant, 43239 Woodward, Bloomfield Township, to her restaurant. While Class C liquor license approvals are controlled by the state's liquor cont
If it's spring, it's time for orange barrels, and Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is complying, completing reconstruction work on Telegraph Road begun last fall but not completed.
Beginning the week of April 1, the two outside lanes of northbound and southbound Telegraph Road between Long Lake and Square Lake roads will be closed starting at 6 a.m. Wednesday, April 3. MDOT said the closure is expected to last until April 20, weather depending.
Completion of c
A grant designed to restore tree canopies in the Rouge River watershed will help provide for the addition of 89 new trees in areas of Bloomfield Township that are within the right-of-way and along public property.
The grant, which will pay $125 per tree, is from the Alliance of Rouge Communities Restoring Tree Canopy in the Rouge River Area of Concern. The township's Engineering and Environmental Services Department along with the Department of Public Works, selected the pl