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 

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

Project completion:  Late Fall of 2019

Closures: 

 
  • April 29, 2019:   Complete closure of John R between Square Lake Road and Adkins Street for excavation of bad soil.   The closure will be for approximately 21 days with only northbound John R reopening to traffic on approximately May 19.  Saxony Drive at John R will also close; residents are advised to use Square Lake Road for subdivision access.   The detour is South Blvd to Dequindre Road to Long Lake Road, back to John R.
  • April 29, 2019:  John R between Long Lake Road and Square Lake Road will be 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.   
  • May 19,  2019:   Southbound John R between South Blvd and Long Lake Road will close to traffic for duration of the project.  Detour is South Blvd to Dequindre Road to Long Lake Road, back to John R.    Northbound John R will remain open to traffic.  
Questions?  Call 877-858-4804 or email:  dcsmail@rcoc.org

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


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