Center Street Construction Start Date
Business Loop 196 Road Diet
The City of South Haven is moving forward with plans to undertake the implementation of a road diet on BL 196 in the City. The project has been permitted by the Michigan Department of Transportation and bids received to perform the work. The City Council awarded a contract to Compton, Inc. of South Haven to perform work at its September 16 City Council meeting. The project will entail the restriping of the roadway from Phoenix Street to Aylworth Avenue from the current four lane configuration to a three lane configuration that includes two travel lanes and a turn lane.
For more information on the road diet, please see the full press release by clicking here.read more >
8th Avenue Paving Project
The Van Buren County Road Commission will be reconstructing 8th Avenue beginning on Monday, September 23rd. The section of 8th Avenue to be under construction is from Blue Star Highway east to the cul-de-sac. The work will include replacement of the asphalt wearing surface, curb and gutter, ditching, storm sewer and other minor improvements.
During construction, the street will remain open to local traffic. All work is to be completed by November 1, 2019.
Questions regarding the project may be directed to the Van Buren County Road Commission at 269-674-8011.
Household Recycling Collections
The Van Buren County Conservation District invites you to bring your household recyclables on Saturday, September 21, 2019 to the South Haven Public Works building, located at 1199 8th Avenue.
Accepted items include household hazardous waste, lawn and garden chemicals, passenger tires, and a variety of others. To view the full sized poster in PDF format, click here.read more >
Kalamazoo Street Paving Project Begins September 4
Construction of the Kalamazoo Street Paving Project is anticipated to begin on Wednesday, September 4. Work will be done on Kalamazoo Street between Michigan Avenue and Erie Street, and will include the replacement of the asphalt wearing surface, curb and gutter repairs, minor sidewalk repairs, and other minor improvements.
For more information on the Kalamazoo Street Paving Project, click here.read more >
Improvements to Kids' Corner Park Underway
Work has begun for the new standalone play area in Kids' Corner Park, 563 Monroe Blvd. The play equipment for children aged two to five will be all-inclusive and placed on synthetic turf, making it easy for kids of all abilities to participate in play activities. The area is located between the playground structure and the new handicap parking area.
For more information on the improvements at Kids' Corner Park, click here.read more >
Fish Cleaning Station Grand Opening
The City of South Haven has completed the construction of a new fish cleaning station in Black River Park and the Boat Launch! A Grand Opening event will take place this Friday, August 16 at 2:00 p.m. at Black River Park. Attendees are advised to use the Dunkley Avenue drive next to the Wastewater Filtration Plant to access the park.
For more information on the new fish cleaning station, please see the full press release by clicking here.read more >
South Haven Kids' Collaborative
This week, the South Haven Kids' Collaborative was unveiled! The Collaborative is a collective effort between the city and various local nonprofit organizations to provide educational and recreation opportunities to the city's youth during the summer months.
For more information on the Kids' Collaborative and the programs offered, please use the links below:
Kids Collaborative Flyerread more >
City Website Email Notification
The City website offers users the opportunity to receive email notifications as soon as information is posted to the website. This includes notifications for meeting agendas, minutes, and city documents, as well as urgent notifications such as watermain breaks, road closings, weather-related emergencies, and boil water alerts.
In order to receive notifications, users must sign up at the bottom of the Home Page at "Sign up here for email notifications" and click on "SIGN UP". The "Subscribe to Email List" page will appear with instructions.
Click here to read the City's current notification methods.
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