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See the Soon-to-Be-Improved Fireman’s Park

Published: March 6, 2020

As the new Superior Library is set for expansion, so is the nearby park. Fireman’s Park is scheduled for remodeling in spring 2020.

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sign at new Superior site
Planning Continues for Your New Library!

Published: February 6, 2020

What are the latest developments? The Library installed a sign on the Harris Road property to alert residents of the site for the new project. G2 Consulting Group completed soil borings. Test results show a heavy amount of clay. This information helps our architect plan an appropriate foundation for the building and drainage for the site. For approval of the Library’s desired driveway location, the Washtenaw County Road Commission requires improvements to Harris Road. The Superior Township Board generously agreed to allocate funds to pay for the engineering of the road project. The Library, Superior Township, and the Library’s engineering …

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Michigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairs
Soil Boring, Road Updates, and Grant Announcement

Published: November 18, 2019

This is part of a series of updates about the new YDL library that will be constructed on North Harris Road in Superior Township. Find more information and updates about the project at ypsilibrary.org/newlibrary. What are the latest developments? You may have noticed some activity and changes at the construction site. On November 12, G2 Consulting Group cleared certain areas of brush in order to perform soil borings. Results will be available in late November, which our architect and engineering team will use to move forward with a site plan. The Library, Washtenaw County Road Commission, and Superior Township Board are …

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Location of new Superior Branch
Zoning and Site Plan

Published: April 13, 2019

Superior Township is voting soon to rezone the site to approve the library use. Our architect, Daniels and Zermack, is working with construction manager O’Neal Construction to refine the budget.

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Drone picture over Superior Library
Laying the Groundwork for our New Library

Published: March 1, 2019

Public input sessions were held in January, and we retained a construction manager for the project. Survey work has been completed, and the Architect and Construction Manager are working together to complete the schematic design.

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millage floor plan
Final Call for Input on the New Library Building

Published: January 25, 2019

This is part of a series of updates about the new YDL library that will be constructed on North Harris Road in Superior Township. Find more information and updates about the project at ypsilibrary.org/newlibrary. What is happening right now? Progress in the areas of rezoning, survey work, and public input is helping us move toward an official schematic design. The library’s Superior Planning Committee reviewed proposals from four firms for a construction management contract. After evaluating those proposals, the committee selected two firms to interview. The committee conducted interviews, contacted references, and made a recommendation to the YDL Board of Trustees. …

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