Mt. Vernon Ave. at Fulton St. in Grand Rapids closed for construction beginning April 7

Map of Mt. Vernon and Fulton in Grand Rapids.

The intersection of Mount Vernon Avenue and Fulton Street on the Pew Grand Rapids Campus will be closed beginning April 7 due to construction.

Pedestrian detours in the area are shown on the map above. The intersection will be closed while crews work on turning Mount Vernon Avenue into a pedestrian campus, featuring a pathway, green space and a bike trail.

The project will include a new pedestrian pathway with tables, benches and a non-motorized bike trail. The pathway will connect four GVSU buildings: Peter F. Secchia Hall, Winter Hall, the L. William Seidman Center and the Bicycle Factory. 

There will also be plaza areas with raised planters, seat walls, art walls and green space for student recreation and university events.

The $3.9 million project, funded through the Strategic Capital Reserve Fund, is scheduled to be finished by August.


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