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“FLINT, MI — Work to replace and reroute over 3,600 feet of underground storm sewer lines through the old Buick City site on Flint’s north side has been paused indefinitely.
The work began the first week of March.
It was paused on March 24, RACER Trust announced in a Wednesday, April 1 news release.
Work will resume as soon as possible upon the direction of the state, the release states. Once the storm sewer reroute resumes, it should take approximately three months to complete.
The work was paused in response to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s executive order to cease nonessential business.
‘In addition to our work to clean up and redevelop the former Buick City property (and other such properties across Michigan), our priorities during this pandemic include keeping all staff and support personnel healthy while continuing to provide essential services to the community during this work interruption,’ the release reads. ‘We are following all applicable governmental and health agency guidance and taking precautions to help keep our staff, consultants and community safe, including working remotely.’
RACER is the trust established to manage properties like Buick City, which were abandoned by General Motors during its bankruptcy proceedings a decade ago. It is charged with cleaning up and selling off the real estate for future redevelopment…”