12 Mile Road (Telegraph Road to Lahser Road) SUBSTANTIALLY COMPLETE
Project description: Repaving Lahser Road from Telegraph Road (US 24) to Lahser Road
Estimated project cost and funding sources: The project is expected to cost $1.7 million. It is being funded by the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), the City of Southfield and Oakland County general government (through the Tri-Party Program).
Construction information -- The project involves:
Milling (grinding off the top layer of existing pavement)
Repaving this one-mile section of 12 Mile Road with asphalt
Some curb and gutter replacement
Reconstructing pedestrian crosswalk ramps to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Installation of new pedestrian crosswalk signals
New bus-stop pads
One lane in each direction will remain open throughout the project. Access to all homes and business along the road will be maintained at all times.
Project start: June 1, 2020
Project completion: Late fall Sept. 2 (open to traffic with periodic lane closures for behind the curb restoration of turf)