Maple/Middlebelt Road Roundabout

MAPLE/MIDDLEBELT ROAD ROUNDABOUT CONSTRUCTION CONTINUES IN 2020

East and west legs of Maple Road at Middlebelt Road will close. Northbound and southbound Middlebelt Road will remain open to traffic; however, there will be no access to eastbound and westbound Maple Road.  The contractor has delayed the March 30 start and expects to begin work on April 15.  


PUBLIC MEETING:    The RCOC will hold a public meeting regarding the project on November 13, 2018 from 4 p.m.-7 p.m. at the Orchard Lake Middle School, 6000 Orchard Lake Road, West Bloomfield

Project Limits:  Maple Road and Middlebelt Road intersection and culvert replacement east of Middlebelt Road 

Community:  West Bloomfield Township

Funding:   The approximately $6.6 million safety improvement project is funded with a mix of federal and local dollars. Local funding is shared by RCOC, West Bloomfield Township and Oakland County general government through the Tri-Party Program.

Project details:

  • Construction of a roundabout at the Maple/Middlebelt intersection 
  • Drainage improvements
  • Americans with Disability Act (ADA) compliant crosswalks with High-intensity Activated cross-WalK beacon (HAWK) (2020)
  • Roundabout concrete work (2020)
  • Water main replacements
  • Culvert removal and replacement on Maple Road east of Middlebelt Road (scheduled to begin in June); culvert is located between Glenway Drive and Bloomfield Glens Road
  • Behind the curb restoration (2020)
  • Permanent street lighting (2020)

Detour:  Yes, for 2020 continued construction is expected to begin March 30.  East and west legs of Maple/Middlebelt will close. Northbound and southbound Middlebelt Road will remain open to traffic; however, there will be no access to eastbound and westbound Maple Road.     

Detour information:  

  • East leg of Maple Road at Middlebelt Road detour is Inkster Road to Walnut Lake Road, back to Maple Road.
  • West leg of Maple Road at Middlebelt Road detour is Walnut Lake Road to Orchard Lake Road, back to Maple Road

Contractor:  Angelo Iafrate 

Contractor Information

Expected 2020 construction start:  March 30 April 15  CLOSURE IS DELAYED BY CONTRACTOR; NEW DATE ANNOUNCED SOON

Expected 2020 completion:  early-June (could change based on weather and issues related to COVID-19) 

ROUNDABOUT CONSTRUCTION DATES:

Roundabout construction expected start:  September 14

Roundabout expected completion:  Late fall (weather-dependent)  ROUNDABOUT OPEN TO TRAFFIC ON 12/12/19 (further work scheduled for 2020)

Roundabout resources:  CLICK HERE

QUESTIONS?   Call 877-858-4804 or email us: dcsmail@rcoc.org

Middlebelt east of Maple Road  culvert replacement Work Zone Camera:   CLICK HERE

Maple/Middlebelt Road roundabout construction Work Zone Camera:  CLICK HERE

View Progress Photos: Maple/Middlebelt Culvert Replacement & Roundabout Construction Progress Photos

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Additional Information:

Middlebelt Road closure at Maple Road in West Bloomfield Twp is delayed until approximately Apr. 15  CLOSURE IS DELAYED, NEW DATE WILL BE ANNOUNCED SOON

Maple/Middlebelt Roundabout is open; further work to take place in 2020

Maple/Middlebelt Roundabout Opening Delayed

C&G News article on roundabout construction

Maple/Middlebelt Intersection Closure to Start on September 14 Press Release

Maple/Middlebelt work zone camera provides public view of construction progress

Maple/Middlebelt roundabout construction and culvert replacement (C&G News) 

Project Information Flier

Public meeting for the 2019 Maple/Middlebelt intersection 2019 reconstruction is scheduled for Nov. 13

Maple/Middlebelt Roundabout Project to Start Press Release