Major street construction projects in the City of Portage are nearing completion. The City of Portage thanks Portage residents and motorists for their patience during this busy construction season. The following schedules are weather dependent and subject to change.
South Westnedge Avenue - Romence Road to Mall Drive
Final paving of the southbound lanes of South Westnedge Avenue is scheduled for Thursday, August 30, beginning at 8 PM and continuing overnight. Traffic will be shifted to the southbound lanes on Tuesday, September 4. On Wednesday, September 5 and Thursday, September 6, work to raise casting and valve boxes to the final grade will be completed on the northbound lanes, with final paving set for Friday, September 7. Permanent pavement markings will be applied on Saturday, September 8 and all lanes will be open to traffic on Tuesday, September 11.
West Centre Avenue - Oakland Drive to 12th Street
Final paving of the outside lanes of West Centre Avenue will begin in the early morning of Wednesday, September 5. Final paving of the inside lanes is scheduled for Monday, September 10. Final pavement markings will be installed on Tuesday, September 11 and all lanes will be open to traffic on Thursday, September 13.
Rockford Street - Schuring Road to Romence Road
Final paving is complete and the road is open to thru traffic. Pavement markings and pedestrian crossings will complete the project.
Any questions related to these projects can be directed to the Department of Transportation & Utilities at (269) 329-4422.