Road work to begin

SWARTZ CREEK — The COVID-19 social distancing orders will not put a crimp in the city’s 20-year road repair and replacement plan.

Work on the 2020 projects was to begin this week, with Glaeser Dawes set to tackle four projects within Winchester Village.

Work will take place on Chelmsford Drive between Winston and Daval drives, Oakview Drive between Winston and Daval drives, Winston Drive between Chesterfield and Oakview drives, and on Oxford Court.

The street work will be done in conjunction with watermain replacement on those streets, as well as parts of Bristol and Miller roads.

Road work on Chelmsford and Oakview drives to Seymour Road is scheduled to occur in 2021.

City officials also hope to tackle a stretch of Hill Road, from Seymour Road west to the city limits, that needs some attention next year. City officials have said the road is rapidly deteriorating and was not scheduled for repair until later in the 20-year road plan.

The city will apply to the state for about $165,850 in Transportation Economic Development Fund money to pay for the work. — L.R.