Grass Lake Road


Project description: Paving of gravel section of Grass Lake Road from Ormond Road east to Steeple Hill Road. The road will remain closed to through traffic throughout construction (approximately May 4 through October).


  • Project limits: Ormond Road to Steeple Hill
  • Community: White Lake Township
  • Funding: The approximately $3 million project is funded funded through a state grant obtained by White Lake Township and contributions from the Road Commission for Oakland County
  • Work includes:
    • Asphalt paving of gravel road
    • Improved road alignment
    • Concrete curbs and gutters
    • Improve roadway drainage
  • Contractor: Dan's Excavating 
  • Start date: May 4, 2020 (approximate)
  • End date: Early October
  • Detour: Yes, road will close to through traffic; local/residential traffic maintained
  • Detour route: Ormond Road to Highland Road (M-59) to Hill Road and vice versa
Additional closure information beginning Monday, July 13.  There will be a hard closure of Grass Lake Road between Steeple Hill and West Meadow Drive.  Motorists going to and from homes along Grass Lake will need to access from either east or west of the closure until approximately August 10.  For more information, CLICK HERE

GRASS LAKE ROAD CONSTRUCTION PHOTOS:  CLICK HERE

Additional Information:



Grass Lake Road east of Ormond to completely close to through traffic beginning July 13

Grass Lake Road in White Lake Twp to close between Ormond and Steeple Hill roads on May 4 for gravel road paving

Grass Lake Road Public Meeting & Project Information Flier

Grass Lake Road Public Meeting Press Release

Oakland Press article on Dec. 12 public meeting (12/3/18)


Grass Lake Road aerial photo to paving

Grass lake project map - revised