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Beline Obeid

Mack construction meeting topic

June 12, 2008
An informational meeting will be held at 6 p.m. tonight, Thursday, June 12 to bring Mack Avenue business owners up to date on the repaving project scheduled to begin Monday, June 16.

Joe Ahee, director of public works for Grosse Pointe Woods, will conduct the meeting held in the council chambers at city hall.

Representatives from Wayne County and the city's engineering firm, Anderson, Eckstein and Westrick, will be available to answer questions.

The contractor, Ajax Paving Industries, will begin the project by removing the existing asphalt surface on Mack from Vernier to Moross. Parking will be temporarily unavailable in the immediate work area, but spaces should not be affected for more than one day during that time. Parking will be impacted during certain phases of the project, but business owners will receive advance notice.

During the entire project, which is expected to be completed by mid-October, one lane of traffic in both directions will remain open.

Periodic construction updates will be posted on the city's Web site, gpwmi.us. Business owners are being asked to provide the city with an e-mail address to receive


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