Westnedge Overpass Banner

Space is available on the pedestrian bridge across Westnedge Avenue for promotional banners and advertisements. Requests to hang banners are approved by the City Clerk. You can submit an application and have your banner displayed if the following criteria are met: 

    • Organizations making the request must be non-profit
    • Event of advertisement must be of community-wide interest
    • Banner shall not exceed 6' by 20' in size
    • Banner shall not contain offensive or derogatory materials, symbols, or for-profit sponsors

General liability insurance coverage including comprehensive and premises-operation is also required (many local sign companies already haver a copy of this insurance on file). Minimum coverage includes:

    • Bodily injury - $1,000,000 - occurrence/$1,000,000 aggregate
    • Property damage - $1,000,000 - occurrence/$1,000,000 aggregate
    • City of Kalamazoo must be included as additional insured (not merely as a certificate holder)

The following time limits apply to all banners:

    • Both sides of overpass - maximum of two weeks
    • One side of overpass - maximum of four weeks

A fee of $50 per week is charged per side ($100 per week for both sides).

Application Process 

    • Review the calendar below to ensure the dates you want are available
    • Complete and submit an  pdf application (70 KB)
    • Submit a copy of the required insurance (the sign company may be able to provide this)
    • Submit a drawing, photo, or other visual of the proposed banner
    • Submit the appropriate fee ($50 per side, per week)

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 241 West South Street
     Kalamazoo, MI 49007

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