Project descriptionThis project involves the resurfacing of North Holly Road from north of Grange Hall Road north to the Oakland County/Genesee County border.

Project limits: From north of Grange Hall Road north to the county border  

Communities: Village of Holly and Holly Township 

Estimated project cost and funding sources:  $4.3 million. Funding provided by a $3 million federal Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant with remaining funds from the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) and Holly Township.   

Construction information: 

  • 4.2 miles of asphalt resurfacing includes:
    • Reconstruction of road in three locations and raising elevations to improve drainage
    • Reconstruction of a retaining wall and hill adjustments at the North Holly and Belford Road intersection to improve sight distances
    • Culvert maintenance at Swartz Creek
    • Safety improvements including:

Project start: June 22   JUNE 23 (delayed by contractor)

Project completion:  OCTOBER 15, 2020, OPEN TO TRAFFIC

Contractor: Ajax Paving

Contractor website: CLICK HERE 

Road closure: Yes. During Phase I construction, Holly Road will close from Grange Road to Belford Road until early September.  Once open, Phase II construction will close Holly Road from Belford Road to the county line through Sept. 14

Phase II road closure is North Holly Road from Belford Road to Ray Road starting September 14 through approximately mid-October. Residential and business access maintained in the closure area.     

**Access to homes and businesses within the road closure will be maintained.  

Traffic traveling to and from the Great Lakes National Cemetery on Belford Road east of North Holly Road should access the cemetery via North Holly Road north of Belford Road during the Grange Hall to Belford closure through September 14. 

Beginning September 14, Great Lakes Cemetery traffic should use Grange Hall Road to North Holly Road to Belford Road.  

Through traffic detour for Phase I closure from Grange Hall Road to Belford Road (through September 14): Holly Road to Grange Hall Road to Dixie Highway to Baldwin Road (Genesee County), back to Holly Road and vice versa.  

Starting September 14, through traffic detour for Phase II closure of North Holly Road from Belford Road to the Genesee County line/Ray Road is:  Baldwin Road (Genesee County) to Dixie Hwy to Grange Hal Road back to North Holly Road and vice versa.  

Construction photos:  CLICK HERE


A public meeting regarding the 2020 construction of Holly Road took place on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Holly Middle School, 14470 North Holly Road, Holly, MI. Meeting and project information:  CLICK HERE 

Additional Information:

North Holly Road is open to traffic

Oakland Times article on construction (Belford to the Genesee County line)

North Holly Road Phase II Construction from Belford to the Genesee County line starts Monday, Sept. 14

North Holly Road construction article (Oakland Times)

North Holly Road to close in Holly Township beginning June 22 for construction

North Holly Road Resurfacing Public Meeting Scheduled for Feb. 25, 2020 

Oakland Times article on Feb. 25 North Holly Road public information meeting

Holly Road Ribbon Cutting with dignitaries on Oct. 15, 2020

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