Baldwin Road

Baldwin Road project will extend into 2020 
For more information:  CLICK HERE

  • Project limits: Morgan Road to Waldon Road 
  • Community:   Orion Township


  • Multi-year project
  • Widening of Baldwin from Gregory to Morgan Road  Road (Phase I)
  • Widening of Baldwin from Gregory to Waldon (Phase II) begins Oct. 22, 2018
  • Construction of 5 roundabouts at (year for construction listed):

Contractor:   Dan's Excavating (Phase I & Phase II)   
Contractor Information:


PHASE I (Morgan Road to Gregory Road) approximate completion:  LATE FALL 2018 due to contractor lockout of workers in September and weather  (additional behind the curb restoration and landscaping work in 2019 with lane closures into the summer) 
PHASE I continuation expected to begin April 8, 2019.  Baldwin from Morgan to Gregory will have lane restrictions; however, will be kept open to traffic.  Remaining work includes:

  • Driveway and behind the curb restoration
  • Street lighting (to be done by DTE)
  • Installation of High-intensity Activated cross-WalK (HAWK) beacons at the Judah and Gregory roundabouts; including Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant crosswalks
  • Sidewalks
  • Curb
  • New sign installation

PHASE II: (Gregory Road to Waldon Road):
Start:   October 22, 2018 (work includes utility relocation, building demolition and culvert replacement)  
Approximate completion:   2020, for more information:  CLICK HERE

PHASE II Road Closure Information:

Maybee Road closure at Baldwin:

Eastbound and westbound Maybee Road at Baldwin Road closure began July 11 through late fall.
Eastbound Maybee Road traffic is Rohr Road to Gregory Road to Baldwin Road.  Opened Nov. 27
Westbound Maybee Road traffic detour is Joslyn Road to Waldon Road to Baldwin Road or Joslyn Road to Brown Road to Baldwin Road. 

East half of Waldon Road at Baldwin Road:

The east half of Waldon Road at Baldwin Road will close for construction on Monday, September 23.  Opened Nov. 27

There are two DETOUR routes for Waldon traffic:
Baldwin Road to Clarkston Road to Joslyn Road and back to Waldon Road and vice versa
Waldon Road to Joslyn Road to Brown Road to Baldwin Road and back to Waldon Road and vice versa.

Baldwin Road Phase II  Monthly Newsletters:

July 2019 Newsletter

August 2019 Newsletter

September 2019 Newsletter

October 2019 Newsletter

November 2019 Newsletter
*** Baldwin Road will have periodic lane closures for storm sewer and utility work.  During that work, traffic will be under flag control.   

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Baldwin Road Facebook page

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Click here for the Baldwin Road Construction Photo Album

Click here for Orion Township educational video on roundabouts

Click here for a time lapse video of Baldwin Road Phase I Reconstruction


Baldwin Road construction will extend into 2020 (July 17, 2019 press release)

***EB and WB Maybee Road to close at Baldwin Road on July 11 

Construction on Baldwin Road from Morgan to Gregory expected to continue on April 8

​Press Releases:

Maybee Road west of Baldwin Road reopens to traffic; road to close again in 2020 (date TBA)

East Legs of Maybee and Waldon Roads at Baldwin Road Open to Traffic

Waldon Road expected to close on the east side of Baldwin Road

RCOC, Lake Orion Community Schools and Orion Township Working Together to Ensure Students Get to School Safely During Baldwin Road Construction

Baldwin Road Culvert Replacement Press Release

Morgan Road at Baldwin Road will close on Aug 13; Gregory Road will reopen at Baldwin Road the same day

Workzone camera installed on Baldwin Road for public to view construction  

Jordan and Judah Roads Tentatively Expected to Close August 6 at Baldwin Road Press Release

Morgan Road to reopen at Baldwin Road on May 14; Gregory Road will close at Baldwin on May 14

Morgan Road to close at Baldwin Road on May 7, 2018

Baldwin Road north of Gregory Road will have a lane closed for sewer pipe installation on Friday, Apr. 20

Baldwin Road Phase I Construction from Gregory to Morgan in Orion Twp set to begin on April 2

Baldwin Road Public Meeting Scheduled for June 7 at Waldon Middle School


Baldwin Road Meeting Press Release

RCOC to present project widening information to businesses at the Orion Chamber of Commerce on May 25


The Oakland Press Article on Maybee Closure (July 5, 2019) (Password may be required to access article)

WXYZ News Story on Baldwin Road Construction Project (July 18, 2017)

Daily Tribune article on Baldwin Road Construction Project beginning on July 18 (July 11, 2017)

Oakland Press article on June 7 Baldwin Road Public Meeting (May 23, 2017)

Oakland Press article on May 25 meeting with the Orion Chamber of Commerce (5/18/17)

Baldwin Road Widening Project Article (02/04/16)


Baldwin Road Presentation

Baldwin Road Construction Meeting/Info Flier 6-15-16 

Baldwin Road project Facebook page

Baldwin Road Project Information Flier

Baldwin Road Project Flier for June 7 Public Meeting

Baldwin Road Environmental Assessment Documents (found in "Publications" under Baldwin Road Environmental Assessment)

Baldwin diagram

2018 updated project map Phase 1

2018 updated project map Phase 2

RCOC is joined by utility companies, Dan's Excavating (prime contractor) and local community
Baldwin Road Update 7-5-19