John R


Project limits:  Long Lake Road to South Blvd

Community:  Troy

Project cost:   The approximate $16.2 million project is mostly funded through federal aid with the City of Troy providing the match.

Project information:
  • 2 miles of asphalt reconstruction
  • 3 lanes with continuous center left-turn lane
  • Bridge deck replacement over the Nelson Drain (including guardrail replacement)
  • Curb and gutter installation
  • Improved drainage
  • New water main and fire hydrants
  • Sanitary sewer installation
  • New traffic signals at Square Lake/John R and South Blvd/John R
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant sidewalks (east side) and ramps
  • Asphalt path (west side)
  • New street lighting 
Contractor:  Dan's Excavating 
Contractor Information


Start date:   April 29, 2019 is the expected start date for construction. 

Project completion:  Late Fall of 2019

Closures: 

 

  • John R between Long Lake Road and South Blvd is open to northbound traffic only for the duration of the project through late fall.   The detour for southbound traffic is South Blvd to Dequindre Road to Long Lake Road, back to John R.   .  
  • June 7 at 7 p.m.-June 9 at 8 p.m..:  The east approach of Square Lake Road at John R will close for the weekend for storm sewer work. Square Lake Road to Rochester Road to Long Lake Road to Dequindre Road, back to Square Lake Road.  Northbound John R traffic will be maintained.  Closure information:  CLICK HERE
  • June 14 at 7 p.m. -June 16 at 8:00 p.m.: The east approach of South Blvd at John R will close for storm sewer work.  The detour for traffic South Blvd to Rochester Road to  Long Lake Road to Dequindre Road, back to South Blvd. Northbound John R traffic will be maintained.   Closure information:  CLICK HERE
Questions?  Call 877-858-4804 or email:  dcsmail@rcoc.org

John R project map & detour (Long Lake Road to South Blvd)


Additional Information: 

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Weekend Closures of Square Lake Road and South Blvd at John R planned for two weekends in June 

John R closure north of Square Lake Road extended until late May due to weather-related issues

John R Road and South Boulevard Closure to be Rescheduled for June 28 to June 29 Press Release

John R Road Construction to Start Press Release

The Oakland Press Article on John R Road Project (04/24/19)

WDIV Article on John R Road Construction (04/29/19)