Part of westbound Lake Shore Road will be closed Thursday, according to the Grosse Pointe Farms Department of Public Safety.
Construction will close part of Lake Shore Road in Grosse Pointe Farms on Thursday, according to a Nixle alert from the Grosse Pointe Farms Department of Public Safety. Westbound (southbound) Lake Shore will close at approximately 8:30 a.m. Thursday as crews make road repairs that will last about eight to nine hours. Grosse Pointe Farms will re-route traffic up Warner Road and down Grosse Pointe Boulevard. Eastbound (northbound) Lake Shore will remain open during construction.
The portion of Lake Shore Road that travels north from Vernier Road leading to St. Clair Shores is lined in orange barrels as a resurfacing project gets under way.
Orange barrels lininig Lake Shore Road will remain as a contractor works to repair and resurface the only stretch of the roadway that is not considered a county road. The project is heavily funded by a federal grant with a small contribution from Grosse Pointe Shores and will allow for the section of the well-traveled road to be brought up to similar conditions that exist in the other Grosse Pointes. Construction technically started June 18, which is when the barrels and other construction equipment began showing up on the roadway. Some residents questioned why the Shores would take on such a large project considering the ever-tightening purse strings. During the last council meeting, Councilwoman Kay Felt said the project may be happening…