Work Begins on Third Phase of Madison Avenue Resurfacing ProjectAugust 12, 2015
The first two phases of the multi-million-dollar project to resurface Madison Avenue are completed. Work on the third and final phase — from Bunts Road to W. 117th Street — is now underway.
The contractor, Shelly Construction, segmented the 2.6-mile resurfacing project into three phases, finishing each phase before moving on to the next one. The south side of the third phase could be completed as soon as Aug. 21.
The entire project is expected to be finished by mid-October, weather permitting. Traffic has been maintained during construction and on-street parking remains available.
Resurfacing began in April on the west end of the 2.6-mile stretch of Madison Avenue, working its way east. The traffic signalization project is ongoing.
Mayor Michael Summers said the resurfacing project is a part of the city’s goal to reinvest in this important commercial district.
“I think everyone in Lakewood agrees that this project is long overdue, so we’re looking forward to beginning — and completing — the work in a timely manner,” he said. “We are grateful for our residents’ and business owners’ support and patience during this process.”