First Street Reconstruction

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Project Overview

Challenge: Existing deteriorated roadbed: water control

Solution: Crushing & shaping; proper slope drainage and valley curb

Have you ever seen an alligator in Marion, Michigan? When water sits upon a roadbed for a prolonged period of time causing deterioration and cracking, in the hallways at Team Elmer’s, it’s referred to as “alligatoring.”

After First Street in Marion faced this type of damage, Team Elmer’s had to control the excess water. We first tied into existing storm drains and built spillway to accomplish drainage.

Team Elmer’s brought the whole street down to 22 ft. wide so that it would match the other streets nearby. This was in compliance with an ongoing street beautification process in Marion ... Read more

Project Details

Village of Marion
Marion, MI

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231.943.8975  Fax

P.O. Box 6150
3600 Rennie School Rd.
Traverse City, MI   49685