W. Marshall Resurfacing (2021)

Projects Overview

Project Summary:

The City of Ferndale is tentatively scheduled to resurface W. Marshall Street, between Woodward Avenue and Allen Road, during the 2021 road construction season (previously summer 2020). The resurfacing project includes: 

  • New Asphalt Paved Street
  • Bio-Retention Areas for Stormwater Management
  • Conventional Bike Lanes
  • Striped On-street Parking
  • Mid-block Pedestrian Crossings
  • Curb Extensions
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Tree Plantings

The W. Marshall resurfacing project is partially funded by MDOT and SEMCOG through a $373,386 Transportation Alternatives Program grant.

Project plans can be viewed at this link.

FAQ (will be updated in April 2021)

  • When is construction scheduled to take place? The tentative construction schedule is for May 1, 2020 to October 31, 2021. The street is slated to be open to traffic on or before Labor Day 2021. The remaining items on the project, including sodding of lawn areas, tree planting, and site restoration, will be complete by October 31, 2021.
  • Were there community engagement meetings for this project? Yes, City staff hosted community engagement meetings on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 to gather feedback about the project. Feedback regarding tree plantings, pedestrian crosswalks, bike lanes, bio-retention areas, and on-street parking were incorporated into the plans.

Other projects:

MoGo Bike Share (2019)
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The City of Ferndale was awarded a Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) grant award in 2018 to fund a regional bike share program in summer 2019. The bike share program will be in partnership with MoGo Bike Share and include cities of Berkley, Detroit, Huntington Woods, Oak Park, and Royal Oak.

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Woodward Bicycling and Walking Safety Audit (2019)
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The Cities of Ferndale and Pleasant Ridge were awarded a $40,000 SEMCOG (Southeast Michigan Council of Governments) Planning Assistance grant for a bicycling and walking safety audit on Woodward Avenue.

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Woodward Heights Resurfacing (2019)
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Woodward Heights, between Bermuda and Lennox, beginnin in April 2019.

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